Sunday, October 7, 2012
What's worse than driving drunk?
Driving drunk and hitting a police car?
Well, yes but also then running away after hitting it!!
Suspected drunk driver strikes SAPD patrol car
By Nolan Hicks - Express-News
A man driving the wrong way on West Poplar early Saturday crashed into a San Antonio police patrol car, badly damaging the car and injuring the officer behind the wheel.
According to police, the accident took place after 2 a.m. Saturday morning, when Randy Rodriguez, 39, crossed into the oncoming lane where the officer was traveling. Rodriguez hit the front-left side of the patrol car, causing significant damage. The officer suffered minor injuries.
The suspect fled the scene of the crash, but was stopped by another officer about a half-block from the scene, police said. He was arrested for fleeing the accident and for driving while intoxicated.