Officer Injured When Patrol Car Hit By Alleged Drunk Driver

He returned to work after being treated at a hospital.

Brian Kelly
May 12, 2018 - 10:34 am

Courtesy Maryland Heights Police Department

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MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KMOX)-A Maryland Heights Police officer escaped serious injury overnight when his squad car was hit by an alleged drunk driver, while he was on a traffic stop.

It happened just before midnight Friday, on northbound 270 just south of Dorsett.

The officer was in the car when it was rear-ended. He was treated at a hospital for several injuries and then returned to work.

The alleged drunk driver, a 22-year-old woman, was not injured.