Video Shows Wrong-Way Driver Nearly Crashing Head-on Into Arlington Police Car

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Arlington police released a video showing a wrong-way driver nearly hitting a police vehicle head-on.

Dash camera video shows police driving northbound on Cooper Street on the night of July 9 when a speeding vehicle appears to cross over the median and almost hit the patrol car head-on.

Police said the driver then slammed into a vacant building. As the officer pulled into the parking lot, a man can be seen running from the crash on foot.

Officers arrested the driver and he was charged with DWI, according to Arlington police.

Police released the video in order to show the dangers of impaired driving.

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