Police cruiser hit by alleged drunken driver in West Bloomfield

Officers were handling accident involving bicyclist


WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. – A police cruiser was hit by an alleged drunken driver Thursday evening while the officer was attending to a bicyclist who was struck by another vehicle in West Bloomfield, according to police.

A bicyclist was heading south on Orchard Lake Road near Powers Road and was struck by a vehicle.

While West Bloomfield police were dealing with the accident, the alleged drunken driver hit one of the police cruisers.

No officers were injured in the crash.

The bicyclist was taken to Beaumont Hospital with serious injuries.

The alleged drunken driver was taken into custody.