Cop Car Hit By Suspected Drunk Driver

By: KKTV Email
By: KKTV Email

Police say one of their own was hit by a car while responding to a call for assistance Wednesday night.

Police say the officer was driving on East Platte when a car pulled out of a driveway and tried to cross all three lanes of traffic, hitting the cruiser on its passenger side.

The officer was treated for minor injuries and released from the hospital.

The driver was arrested and charged on suspicion of drunk driving. A police investigation is ongoing.


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  • by j man Location: c/s on Aug 2, 2008 at 10:12 AM
    were was any responding units includeing dui enforcement to confirm that the suspect was drinking?
  • by Native Location: CS on Jul 24, 2008 at 03:13 PM
    Jen, awesome! Now that's funny.
  • by JEN Location: CS on Jul 24, 2008 at 01:28 PM
    Are you sure it wasnt the DA????
  • by Native Location: CS on Jul 24, 2008 at 10:32 AM
    Did law enforcement respond to the accident, did the officer have to call it in or did the officer go to a sub station and file a report? Does the D.A.'S office acknowledge drunk drivers?
  • by JEN Location: CS on Jul 24, 2008 at 09:19 AM
    Are you sure it wasnt the DA????
  • by Stephanie Location: Colorado Springs on Jul 24, 2008 at 09:09 AM
    It could be Newsome himself lol!
  • by Anonymous on Jul 24, 2008 at 07:19 AM
    let me guess - the DA will offer a plea bargain
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