MARTINEZ — A 22-year-old Vacaville man was arrested Sunday on suspicion of driving beneath the affect after hitting a California Freeway Patrol car on Interstate 680, authorities mentioned.
The CHP mentioned two officers had been driving south on I-680 at Pacheco Boulevard simply earlier than 5 a.m. Sunday when one other car rear-ended them. That car’s driver bought out and cooperated with officers, and was detained and arrested after an investigation.
The officers suffered minor accidents and had been handled at an space hospital and launched.
“The message right here is that this; None of us are resistant to DUI/Impaired drivers on the roadways,” a tweet from the CHP’s Contra Costa workplace mentioned partly Sunday.
“Tragically we now have misplaced officers in latest reminiscence from impaired drivers.”
DRIVER ARRESTED after crash w/ CHP. Fortunately our Officers suffered solely minor accidents & had been launched from the hospital. The motive force was arrested on suspicion of DUI/Impaired driving. None of us are immune from a attainable impaired driver on the highway. https://t.co/h9pmVkjIyW pic.twitter.com/eB2nzEwwHo
— CHP – Contra Costa (@320PIO) April 15, 2019
Contact George Kelly at 408-859-5180.