NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A North Richland Hills officer is okay after his police SUV was hit by a suspected drunk driver Sunday evening, authorities said.
Police said the officer had just finished a traffic stop in the 7700 block of Loop 820 at around 9:30 p.m. when another SUV crashed into his vehicle.READ MORE: Frisco ISD Parents Protest Proposed Rezoning Of Some High Schools In Effort To Relieve Growth
According to police, the officer is doing okay while the driver who hit him was taken into custody.READ MORE: Bomb Cyclone Off Pacific-Northwest Had The Pressure Of A Category 4 Hurricane
The driver was arrested for driving while intoxicated. It’s unknown if the driver was injured in the crash.
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An NRH unit, with one of our heroes inside, was struck by a drunk driver shortly before 9:30 pm this evening.
— NRH Police (@NRHPD) February 3, 2020
Police released pictures of the crash that showed damage to the back of the police SUV and to the front-passenger side of the other SUV.