Dallas police officer hurt in crash, driver arrested

A Dallas police officer was injured in an overnight crash that investigators said was caused by a drunken driver.

The crash happened around 12:45 a.m. Thursday at Hall and Main streets in Deep Ellum.

Witnesses helped pull the injured officer from his patrol unit.

Other officers took him to the hospital where he is expected to recover. He had minor injuries.

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The suspected drunk driver, 39-year-old Francisco Fernandez was not hurt. He was arrested after a field sobriety test and charged with driving while intoxicated.