Creve Coeur Police vehicle totaled in late-night crash with drunk driver

CREVE COEUR, Mo – In a recent social media post, Creve Coeur police provided details about an incident involving one of their police vehicles and a drunk driver, fortunately resulting in no fatal injuries.

The incident occurred shortly after 12:30 a.m. on January 27, when police were responding to a drunk driving accident on Interstate 270 near Ladue Road. While officers were actively involved in assisting with the initial wreck, a patrol car was parked on the shoulder. This patrol car was struck and totaled by another vehicle.

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Authorities report that the car involved in the second collision was operated by an intoxicated driver. The patrol car was rear-ended during the incident, but thankfully, the police officer was not inside the vehicle at the time of impact, leading to no serious injuries.

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