Arlington, TX – Officer Injured In DUI Crash On Interstate 30
Arlington, TX (July 12, 2019) – On July 10, emergency crews and the Arlington Police Department responded to the scene of a motor vehicle collision on Interstate 30 involving one of their own.
Reports from the incident indicate that an Arlington Police Officer was standing next to a motorcycle while conducting a traffic stop when an SUV drifted into the side of the motorcycle.
The officer was caught in the path, sustaining injuries as a result. The injured officer was transported to an area hospital for medical treatment immediately following the incident.
The driver of the SUV, who was identified as 25-year-old Christina Jordan Carpenter, sustained some minor injuries in the collision. Carpenter was arrested for driving under the influence.
At this time, the crash remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time.
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