DETROIT - An officer with the Detroit Police Department was hit by a drunk driver Friday night while investigating a fatal accident, authorities said.
Police said the female officer was investigating the accident that happened around 6:30 p.m. Friday at Eight Mile Road and Schoenherr Street.
Just before 10 p.m. Friday, she was holding the scene when she was struck by a suspected drunk driver, police said.
Police said she was live and talking when she was put into the ambulance and taken to a hospital. The extent of her injuries were unknown.
The drunk driver is in custody, police said.
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