DWI Suspect Slams Into Arlington Police Car

ARLINGTON (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 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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