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.

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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.

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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.

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Eric Salazar

No one was seriously hurt, but the patrol vehicle was totaled.