DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Two Dallas officers were injured early Saturday morning after a driver suspected of driving while intoxicated crashed into their patrol car, police said.
Police said the crash happened at around 12:10 a.m. as two officers in a patrol car were going southbound on Westmoreland Road.READ MORE: Dallas' Emergency Shelter For Unaccompanied Minors From Southern Border Set To Close By End Of Month
According to police, a Jeep Cherokee was going westbound on Camp Wisdom Road when the driver ran a red light and crashed into the patrol car.READ MORE: Graduation Ceremonies To Be Held At Globe Life Field Again
The crash also caused the patrol car to hit a Dodge Avenger that had three people inside, police said. The people inside the Avenger were not injured.
The two officers were taken to a hospital to treat minor injuries.MORE NEWS: Fort Worth Hospital Plants Tree In Memory Of Lives Lost To COVID-19
Police said the driver of the Jeep Cherokee was arrested for DWI. His identity was not immediately released.