IRVING (AP) — Authorities say a 36-year-old Grapevine woman is accused of being intoxicated when she struck a police officer’s vehicle in Irving, seriously injuring the officer.READ MORE: Decades Later, Family Gets Apology From Dallas Police Over Death Of 12-Year-Old Santos Rodriguez
According to authorities, an unidentified officer was blocking traffic in a construction zone near the local headquarters of Mothers Against Drunk Driving when Nicole Elaine Arreola struck the back of his car around 3:30 a.m. Friday.READ MORE: Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist Steven Weinberg Dies At 88 In Texas Hospital
The officer was transported to Parkland Memorial Hospital with a concussion, broken ribs and an injured shoulder. Police say the officer is expected to recover.
Arreola was charged with intoxication assault causing serious bodily injury. It was not immediately clear if Arreola has an attorney.MORE NEWS: 1 Dead, 1 Injured In Shooting Involving Fight In Irving, Police Say
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