Suspected drunk driver attacks Galveston officer during arrest, authorities say

GALVESTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A Galveston police officer was hurt while trying to arrest a suspected drunk driver who crashed into his patrol car, authorities said.

It happened at about 10:40 p.m. Saturday in the 7100 block of Broadway near 71st Street.

During the arrest, the suspect tried to break his way out of the police car before it crashed, police said.

A fight broke out after the crash when the suspect attacked the officer, investigators said.

The officer was treated for a head wound but is expected to be OK.
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