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Feb 3, 2014 11:38 AM

Police Cruiser Rear-ended on S.P.I.D.

CORPUS CHRISTI - A rollover overnight Saturday lead to a police car being rear ended.

Police say around 2:30 Saturday morning, the driver of a white SUV lost control and flipped the SUV over onto its side. It happened on SPID just past Kostoryz.

The driver, 25-year-old Gaven Pinkerton, was arrested for DWI.

Officers had some of the lanes blocked off as they were clearing the roadway, that's when another white SUV plowed through the scene and rear ended a parked patrol car, barely missing two officers controlling traffic.

Police say the driver kept going. They were able to stop the suburban at Kostoryz and SPID.

That driver was also arrested, Taylar Thomas, faces charges for DWI and evading.

Thankfully, no one was seriously hurt.

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