On Tuesday night, a CHP officer was struck and injured by a suspected drunk driver in the Lemon Grove area. According to ABC San Diego News Channel 10, the incident happened on eastbound State Route 94 near Massachusetts Avenue at about 10:30 p.m. Very little information has been released about this incident, but we do know that the officer was attempting to pull over the suspected drunk driver when he was hit.
Initial reports indicate that when the officer got out of his vehicle to approach the suspected drunk driver, the car suddenly lurched forward and hit the CHP officer. The drunk driver then tried to flee the scene. Thankfully, another CHP officer was able to catch up to the vehicle and detain the driver. That person was arrested on suspicion of DUI.