Watch: Drunk driver smashes into police cruiser head-on

A patrol officer and dispatcher were treated for minor injuries

By Suzie Ziegler 

MIDDLETON, Wis. — Police in Wisconsin released dashcam video Monday of a startling crash that left two employees injured. 

The video shared on Facebook shows a wrong-way driver crashing head-on into a patrol car. In the video, the officer flips on the siren just before the crash -- but it’s too late.  

One of the cruiser’s occupants is heard asking, “Are you OK?” and the other occupant says, “Yes.” 

According to Middleton Police, an 11-year veteran patrol officer and an 8-year veteran dispatcher were treated for minor injuries. The driver was arrested for operating while intoxicated. 

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