Crash Alert: 2 Austin PD officers injured after hit by drunk driver

AUSTIN, TX – Two police officers were injured after a drunk driver crashed into them while patrolling on bikes in Austin on Saturday reports KXAN.

The officers were struck shortly before 3 a.m. while riding in the 600 block of East 7th Street, near the intersection with Red River Street.

Both officers were taken to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver involved, an unidentified woman, was taken into custody under suspicion of DWI.

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