Suspected Drunken Driver Crashes Into Police Cruiser
Driver Arrested, Officer Not Hurt
Police say a suspected drunken driver slammed into an officer's car and then led police on a chase before crashing his vehicle.
Investigators said the crash happened around 2 a.m. Friday as the officer was driving down McCullough Avenue.
The suspected drunk driver made a u-turn and crashed into the police cruiser, police said. The driver then fled down San Pedro Avenue before losing control of his vehicle, police said.
The driver hit a curb, took out two guard rails and ended up in a VIA Transit parking lot.
Police said the suspected drunken driver was taken to University Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The driver will be charged with DWI and fleeing the scene of an accident. The officer was not hurt.
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