DENTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A man who rear-ended a Denton Police SUV was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated.
The crash happened on Sunday, October 21 around 5:00 a.m. in the 1500 block of I-35W.READ MORE: Extreme Heat Doesn't Stop Panther Island Pavilion From Hosting First Outdoor Concert In Over A Year
Denton Police said an officer and a recruit had stopped to help a driver who had run off of the roadway and were blocking the left lane of traffic with their emergency lights on.READ MORE: Arrest Made After Man Found Dead In Dallas Construction Site, Police Say
The officer and the recruit were sitting in the vehicle when it was rear-ended by the driver of a Honda Accord.
Police said that driver, Eric Salazar, 24, was intoxicated.MORE NEWS: United Way Of Metropolitan Dallas Fights Pandemic-Related Learning Loss
No one was seriously hurt, but the patrol vehicle was totaled.