A Fort Worth police captain was arrested after being involved in a crash in Hurst early Wednesday morning, authorities say. [[384869111,C]]
Hurst police said officers responded to a crash involving two vehicles on the eastbound TexExpress lanes of Texas 121 near Norwood Drive at 2:01 a.m.
Investigators said Capt. Daniel Humphries was intoxicated and had stopped his police Tahoe along the highway when the driver of a sedan crashed into him.
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Humphries was arrested for intoxication assault and taken to the Euless jail. He was not injured.
The driver of the sedan, 52-year-old Mark Holley, had to be extricated and was transported to John Peter Smith Hospital with injuries that were not life threatening.
A police report said officers found a controlled substance in Holley's car.
Humphries was arraigned Thursday morning and his bond was set at $15,000.
Fort Worth police stated the Humphries was placed on restricted duty while an Internal Affairs unit investigates. The department's statement also said:
"The Fort Worth Police Department believes that citizens should expect our officers to adhere to the law and set an example for others to follow. When we fail, however, we also believe that our officers, as with any citizen accused of violating the law, deserve and should receive due process before judgments are made."
Humphries has been with the department since July 1992 and was the commander over the Traffic Division.
Holley was transported to John Peter Smith Hospital. His father said he broke his sternum and injured his hand in the accident.
NBC 5's Ken Kalthoff and Scott Gordon contributed to this report.