IRVING (CBSDFW.COM) – An Irving police officer was responding to a hit-and-run accident Sunday morning when a suspected drunk driver crashed into her squad car.

Irving police squad car involved in crash. (Photo credit: Irving Police Department)

Brianna Noel James was arrested on suspicion of Driving While intoxicated (DWI) and taken to the Irving Jail.

The crash happened as the officer blocked a lane of traffic at Southbound Loop 12 and Grauwyler Road around 1:30 a.m. A vehicle involved in the hit-and-run accident was disabled and being loaded onto a tow truck.

The officer, who was sitting inside the car when the suspected drunk driver ran into it, suffered minor injuries and was taken to a local hospital as a precaution.