Arlington DWI officer's patrol car hit

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Associated Press

Posted on May 27, 2014 at 1:07 PM

Updated Tuesday, May 27 at 1:06 PM

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Arlington police say a suspected drunken driver crashed into a patrol car while an officer on DWI patrol was responding to a major accident call over the weekend.

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram (http://bit.ly/SaZS0K ) that the officer and the driver were treated and later released from a local hospital after the early Sunday.

The 53-year-old driver was arrested after being discharged and faces a charge of driving while intoxicated.

Police say the officer was traveling down a street when the driver pulled out in front of him from a side street

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Information from: Fort Worth Star-Telegram, http://www.star-telegram.com

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