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.READ MORE: Entire Staff Quits Noah's Bagels In Vacaville In Protest — And Video Goes Viral
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.READ MORE: 5G Rollout Concerns: How Could Technology, Delay Impact Sacramento?
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.MORE NEWS: Community Suggests 'Super Happy Fun Time' Name For New Roseville Park
Highway 12 was fully reopened later Monday night.