Drunk Driver Rear-Ends Police Blood Alcohol Testing Van, Breaks Cop's Leg: Cops

The 25-year-old made the cops' DUI arrest easy

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    One cop investigating a DWI suspect got his leg broken when another allegedly drunk driver came along and hit him as well as three police vehicles.

    A 25-year-old woman was arrested after she allegedly drunkenly rear-ended a police blood alcohol testing van, hit two patrol cars and broke a cop's leg in Texas, the Houston Press reported.

    Two police cruisers and the BAT van were parked on the side of the road in The Woodlands, Texas, with their emergency lights on, their personnel investigating and subduing another DWI suspect, when Calli Dretke drove along and rear-ended the van, according to the Montgomery County Police Reporter.

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    According to reports, however, Dretke didn't stop there and after plowing into the van managed also to clip both cruisers — and one cop.

    The police officer, a deputy identified as Jones in the Police Reporter, reportedly tried to escape being hit by jumping on top of his squad car but couldn't in time. Dretke allegedly hit him, breaking his leg.

    Dretke was arrested, charged with felony intoxication assault of a police officer and jailed. She spent Sunday night in Montgomery County Jail in lieu of $50,000 bond, according to the Houston Press.