May 29, 2011 9:40 AM by Carolyn Carver

Two police cruisers hit, sending officers to the hospital

Police say two Springs police officers are recovering this morning after their cruisers were hit overnight.

Police say the first officer was pulling over a car near Bijou Street and Union Boulevard a little after one this morning.

Once stopped, police say the suspect threw the car in reverse, floored the gas peddle and rammed the female officers cruiser.

He took off leaving the officer in the drivers seat with minor injuries.

Police are still looking for the driver who is now wanted for assaulting a police officer.

Then police say a drunk driver rode up on the scene and hit another police cruiser, he was arrested for driving under the influence and alluding.

The officer in that cruiser also recovering from minor injuries this morning.


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