Driver clips officer's car on freeway

February 1, 2008 9:20:37 AM PST
It was a close call for an officer who was parked on the shoulder of the Southwest Freeway overnight. The officer was keeping an eye out for unsafe drivers near Gessner, when one rammed into the back corner of his vehicle. The driver clipped the squad car, spreading wreckage all over the freeway.

Two lanes were shut down while crews cleaned up the mess. No one was hurt. The driver who hit the officer's car was arrested on suspicion of driving drunk.

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