Md. Driver Backs Pickup Truck Over Police Car

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A Middletown man faces charges of drunk driving and other offenses after he alleged rammed another vehicle and then backed his pickup truck onto the hood of a police cruiser.

Brian Head, 26, was released on $10,000 bond after the incident early Sunday morning in downtown Frederick.

Witnesses told police that Head followed a Volkswagen Cabriolet after arguing with the driver in a tavern parking lot.

Police say he rammed the VW from behind, pushing it into a utility pole, and then accelerated rapidly in reverse onto the hood of Sgt. Matthew Burns’ unmarked police cruiser. The Ford F-250 pickup came to a stop resting atop the police car.

Police say Head apparently wasn’t aware that Sgt. Burns was stopped behind him.

Head couldn’t be reached for comment.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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