July 5, 2014 2:48 pm
Updated: July 5, 2014 2:49 pm

Drunk driver slams into police cruiser


MONTREAL- Five people were sent to hospital with minor injuries after the driver of a pick-up truck veered into oncoming traffic and slammed into a police cruiser Friday night.

The accident happened at around 11 p.m Friday night.

Police spokesperson Jean-Pierre Brabant told Global News the driver was heading west on Notre-Dame Street when he suddenly changed direction and hit a police car heading in the opposite direction.

The four occupants of the police vehicle were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The 24-year-old driver was arrested and later transported to hospital, where he was also treated for minor injuries.

The driver is facing charges of impaired driving causing bodily harm.

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