Wrong-way driver hits EPPD unit on I-10 in West El Paso

El Paso News

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — Police say a wrong-way driver hit a marked El Paso Police Unit in West El Paso Friday night, forcing the closure of I-10 near Redd Road.

According to initial reports, the wrong-way driver was driving east in the westbound lanes when crashed with the police unit just before 11 p.m. I-10 West is closed at Redd Road until further notice.

The officer who was inside the police unit was not injured, but is self-transporting to the hospital for observation. No word if the driver sustained injuries or if they will be facing charges.

This is a developing story.

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