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.READ MORE: COVID In Maryland: 786 New Cases As Hospitalizations, Positivity Rate Fall
News outlets report the officer’s vehicle was hit from behind, and the officer and another person were treated at a hospital and released.READ MORE: National Guard Protecting U.S. Capitol Served 'Raw, Moldy Food,' Some With Metal Shavings, Report Says
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.MORE NEWS: March 5 Marks 1 Year Since First COVID Cases Reported In Maryland, Gov. Hogan Declares Friday A Day Of Remembrance
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