EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – An alleged drunk driver was arrested after crashing into an El Paso Police Department (EPPD) unit Wednesday night.
According to EPPD officials, 59-year-old Pedro Garcia Dominguez was westbound on I-10 when he struck the EPPD car near mile marker 16. The patrol car and the EPPD sergeant were performing traffic control for a TxDOT project.
EPPD officials say Dominguez was booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility, received a $1,000 (PR) Personal Recognizance bond by Judge Myers and was released from custody.
Officials add that driving While Intoxicated is the main contributing factor in this collision.