SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland say a driver faces weapons and drug charges after the person crashed into a police car, leaving an officer with minor injuries.

Maryland-National Capital Park Police said on Twitter that a driver in Silver Spring crashed into one of its squad cars Thursday morning.

News outlets report the officer’s vehicle was hit from behind, and the officer and another person were treated at a hospital and released.

Police said the driver was arrested for possession of a handgun, possession of a drug suspected to be PCP and driving while impaired by drugs.

The names of the driver and the victims weren’t released.

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