Troy police urge residents to drive sober Labor Day Weekend after police cruiser struck by drunk driver

Cruiser was struck at a stop light, police say

A Troy police vehicle was struck by a drunk driver ahead of the 2021 Labor Day Weekend.
A Troy police vehicle was struck by a drunk driver ahead of the 2021 Labor Day Weekend. (WDIV)

TROY, Mich.Police in Troy are urging residents to drive sober after a police cruiser was struck by a drunk driver.

According to authorities, the police cruiser was struck while stopped at a traffic light during the week leading into Labor Day Weekend. They did not detail the condition of the police officer.

According to the Michigan State Police, more than 40% of all fatal crashes in 2020 involved alcohol or drugs.

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