Texas Police Car Struck in Wrong-Way Collision With Suspected Drunk Driver
A police officer’s patrol vehicle was struck in a wrong-way collision with a suspected drunk driver in Edinburg, Texas, on Friday, March 10, according to the Edinburg Police Department.
Dashcam footage released by the police on March 14 shows a car approaching the patrol vehicle on the wrong side of the road. Police said the car then collided with the police vehicle.
Police said the driver, a 51-year-old woman, was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated. According to police, the suspect sideswiped the back of the police unit but the officer was not injured.
Police used the incident as a reminder not to drink and drive. Credit: Edinburg Police Department via Storyful