LIVESTREAM: Senate impeachment trial of President Trump

ISP: Officer shoots suspected drunk driver after he rammed into him, pinned him against car

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

UPDATE: Indiana State Police’s ongoing investigation has resulted in the arrest of the suspected drunk driver, who allegedly rammed his truck into a Clinton police officer.


CLINTON, Ind. — A Clinton officer shot a suspected drunk driver during a traffic stop Saturday night.

Police received multiple reports of a drunk driver in the area of County Road 1680 South. An officer spotted the driver and attempted to conduct a traffic stop.

But when the officer left his patrol car, the man drove straight at him, ramming into the officer and pinning him against his patrol car. That’s when the officer shot the driver.

He was flown to a hospital in Indianapolis. His condition is unknown at this time.

ISP says the officer is fine.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.