Tenn. officer hurt in crash with woman accused of drunk driving

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee officer suffered critical injuries from being hit while inside his cruiser by a woman accused of drinking and driving with young children in her car.

News outlets report 32-year-old Cadarius Davis crashed into the police car, trapping the officer inside early Sunday morning in Memphis.

The officer suffered a concussion, fractured pelvis and fractured tailbone.

The officer had been doing traffic control while crews repaired damage from storms. Authorities say Davis appeared intoxicated. She wasn't injured in the crash. A 2-year-old and 3-year-old in her car were taken to a hospital to be checked out.

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1/13/2020 6:03:05 AM (GMT -5:00)