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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