Suspected drunken driver crashes into IMPD officer

Posted at 6:20 AM, Aug 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-14 06:23:01-04

INDIANAPOLIS -- An officer with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department was hurt when a suspected drunken driver crashed into their vehicle late Sunday night.

The crash happened around near the intersection of 64th and Meridian streets. 

Officer Elizabeth Wilson was headed south on Meridian Street on a run around 11 p.m. Sunday. A 2008 Lincoln MKZ, driven by Charles Smith, was traveling north and turned into the officer's vehicle. 

Smith tested positive for alcohol at the scene, IMPD Sgt. Kendale Adams said.

Adams said Wilson appeared to suffer a concussion and complained from chest pains from the crash.

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