Police: Officer hospitalized after SUV slams into patrol car

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Police are investigating after one of their own was sent to the hospital when an SUV slammed into the back of the officer’s patrol car.

The incident  occurred in the 5400 block of S. Sooner Rd. on Friday  shortly before 11 p.m., according to police.

The officer was transported to a local hospital in stable condition. They are not expected to be released until Saturday.

The driver of the SUV received minor injuries and was arrested for D.U.I., according to police.

No word on the identity of the driver or officer involved.