Patrol car hit by sedan while officers stop wrong-way driver

Incident occurred around 3 a.m. on Loop 410 near Culebra Road

SAN ANTONIO – A patrol car was hit by a sedan while officers were stopping a wrong-way driver, San Antonio police said Monday.

The incident began just before 3 a.m. Monday on Loop 410 near Culebra Road.

According to police, officers had used tire spikes to force a wrong-way driver to pull over on Loop 410 near Castle Hills and San Pedro Avenue. That's when, police say, the patrol car blocking traffic near the wrong-way driver was rear-ended by a woman driving a sedan.

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Police said the female driver told them that she had been drinking. She was taken into police custody along with the wrong-way driver.

No one was hurt. 

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