Wrong-way driver stopped after State Trooper uses vehicle to block part of the road
Posted on Sunday, September 20th, 2020 at 1:44 pm
KITSAP COUNTY, WA – A police officer was injured after using his car to stop an allegedly drunk wrong-way driver in Kitsap County Friday night, according to KOMO News.
Police reported that a Bremerton woman was driving the wrong way down SR-3, prompting a call for an erratic driver.
A State Trooper, Alan Dixon, moved his vehicle in front of the other driver’s, and she then collided with the cruiser in a head-on collision.
Dixon was taken to the hospital for the treatment of minor injuries.
The other driver is facing charges of a possible DUI.
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