Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

DUI Suspect Arrested After Crashing Into Deputy's Cruiser in Compton

A female DUI suspect was arrested after crashing into a police cruiser in Compton Saturday.

The incident happened at the intersection of West Rosecrans Avenue and South Main Street at around 3 a.m, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.

A sedan carrying four people hit the marked patrol unit. The occupants had to be helped out by firefighters and were hospitalized with minor injuries.

The cruiser sustained major front end damage, and the deputy was transported to a hospital, treated and released.

The woman driving the sedan has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

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