Long Island Man Accused of Hitting Police Car While Drunk

Nassau County police say 27-year-old Joseph Garcia hit the marked police car at 4:30 a.m. Sunday in West Hempstead

Sunday, Sep 22, 2013  |  Updated 11:55 AM EDT
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Man Accused of Hitting Police Car While Drunk

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A Long Island man is accused of hitting a police car while driving drunk.
 
Nassau County police say 27-year-old Joseph Garcia hit the marked police car at 4:30 a.m. Sunday in West Hempstead.

  Newsday reports that Garcia was arrested on charges of assault, reckless endangerment, driving while intoxicated and imprudent speed.
 
An officer suffered neck and back pain and was treated at a hospital.
 
Information on the defendant's attorney was not immediately available.
 

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