Buffalo Officer Hit by Suspected Drunk Driver

December 17, 2011 Updated Dec 17, 2011 at 12:55 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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Buffalo Officer Hit by Suspected Drunk Driver

December 17, 2011 Updated Dec 17, 2011 at 12:55 PM EDT

Buffalo, NY (WKBW)

The incident occurred just after 1:30am this morning on Route 33 at Fillmore Avenue. Police say the officer was assisting a stranded motorist on the 33, when the patrol car she was in, was struck from behind. The Northeast District officer was taken to ECMC with multiple injuries and has been treated and released. Buffalo police have arrested and charged the driver who struck the patrol vehicle, 32 year old Reginald A. Thompson of Buffalo with Aggravated DWI
and other charges.