Alleged drunken driver hits squad car, officer hurt

A Dallas police officer was hurt when her squad car was rear ended by a suspected drunken driver.

It happened just before 1 a.m. Thursday on Northwest Highway at Buckner Boulevard, near White Rock Lake.

Police said an SUV ran a red light and slammed into the back of the officer's car. The impact pushed her into the intersection.

The officer was hospitalized with neck, back and facial injuries.

Neither of the two men in the SUV was hurt, but the driver was arrested. He is now facing DWI charges.

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