Woman Handcuffed After Plowing Fiat Into Dallas PD Cruiser, Closing U.S. 75 - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Woman Handcuffed After Plowing Fiat Into Dallas PD Cruiser, Closing U.S. 75

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    Raw: Woman Handcuffed After Plowing Fiat Into Dallas PD Cruiser

    A woman is in custody after crashing into a Dallas police cruiser parked at the scene of a crash Wednesday morning on U.S. 75, police say. (Published Wednesday, April 3, 2019)

    A woman is in custody after crashing into a Dallas police cruiser parked at the scene of a highway crash Wednesday morning, police say.

    It happened at about 1:15 a.m. in the northbound lanes of Central Expressway at the Churchill Way exit. An officer was working at the scene of a crash that had happened about an hour earlier when a Fiat 500 crashed into the front of the squad car, police said.

    Video taken from the scene showed the Fiat rolled onto its side with airbags deployed. The front passenger wheel axle of the Dallas police patrol car had major damage.

    No injuries were reported. The patrol car was empty when it was hit, police said.

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    NBC 5's cameras captured the driver of the Fiat being questioned by police and undergoing a field sobriety test. She was later handcuffed and placed into the back of another police car.

    U.S. 75 was closed until about 2:37 a.m.

    Police did not immediately say whether the woman will face charges.

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