Officer injured after drunk driver crashes into cruiser

Photo: Lakewood Police Dept.
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LAKEWOOD, Colo. (KKTV) - A Lakewood police officer dealing with one intoxicated motorist was hurt Saturday morning after his vehicle was hit by a second drunk driver.

The cruiser's rear end was crushed, and both the officer and the original DUI suspect were injured. The Lakewood Police Department has not said how fast the driver was going when he or she slammed into the vehicle.


The officer and first driver are expected to recover.

The driver who caused the crash is being charged with DUI, among other traffic offenses.