Springs police officer hit head-on by wrong-way drunk driver
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A police officer was unharmed when his cruiser was hit head-on by a drunk driver Friday night.
The officer was responding to a call and was turning onto Flintridge from North Academy when a driver traveling southbound in the northbound lanes slammed into him.
“No injuries were reported and moderate damage was done to the police vehicle,” a lieutenant wrote on the CSPD blotter.
Police say the suspect driver already had three previous drinking and driving convictions and will now faces charges for felony DUI.
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