Alleged Drunk Driver Arrested For Hitting EPPD Patrol Car
EL PASO — Police officers arrest an alleged drunk driver after they said he crashed into an El Paso police car, sending three people, including two officers to the hospital.
Two officers had just arrived to the scene of another car wreck on I-10 east and Mile Marker 20 at 1 a.m. Saturday, when they said 20-year-old Christian Flores hit the patrol car.
A passenger in his car and the two police officers were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
Police said Flores had a blood alcohol concentration of 0.15%, almost twice the legal limit.