Suspected drunk driver slams into HPD squad car

Police say the driver of the pickup failed a field sobriety test and was arrested.

January 14, 2011 6:17:32 AM PST
An officer survived an accident with a suspected drunk driver overnight. It happened on the East Loop near Clinton in southeast Houston. Police tell us the officer was outside his squad car and working to clear the scene of a wreck. That's when the driver of a pickup slammed into the back of the officer's car. The rear end of the squad car was completely smashed in.

Police tell us the driver failed a DWI test and was arrested at the scene.