LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police say an officer suffered minor injuries after a suspected impaired driver hit a patrol car.
The incident happened Monday shortly after 4 a.m. on Tropicana Avenue near Decatur Boulevard.
According to authorities, the driver of an SUV rear-ended the officer's vehicle which was in the middle of a traffic stop. The impact caused the police car to hit the car it had stopped.
The officer was taken to the hospital as a precaution. The driver was detained and then arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. Police did not release further details.