By CBS13 Staff

SUISUN CITY (CBS13) — A Suisun City police officer inside their vehicle was struck by another vehicle while blocking traffic after a crash along Highway 12.

Suisun City police say officers originally responded to the area of Highway 12 and Emperor Drive just after 7:30 p.m. Monday to investigate a suspected DUI crash. An arrest was made in that initial incident.

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Around 9 p.m., a patrol car with an officer inside was then struck by another vehicle. The officer was blocking traffic with their emergency lights flashing so that a tow truck could remove the initial crashed car.

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Police say both the patrol car and the vehicle that struck it suffered major damage. The officer was taken to the hospital, but has already been treated and released; the other driver was treated and released at the scene.

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Highway 12 was fully reopened later Monday night.