Suspected drunken driver facing charges after slamming into SAPD unit, police say

Accident occurred just after 1 a.m. on WB Loop 410, Highway 281 exit ramp

SAN ANTONIO – A suspected drunken driver is facing charges after he slammed into a San Antonio Police Department SUV Thursday night, authorities said.

Police said the officer was working an accident on the North Side when 24-year-old Bryce Evan Bickham rear-ended the patrol unit with his truck in the westbound lanes of Loop 410, near North New Braunfels Avenue.

The officer was inside the SUV blocking traffic when he was hit. He was taken to North Central Baptist Hospital with a head injury.

The driver of the truck ended up slamming into a concrete barrier not far away. He was not hurt, but he was arrested. 

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