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Galveston police officer injured after suspected drunk driver assaulted him during arrest, authorities say

GALVESTON, Texas (KTRK) — A Galveston police officer was injured while trying to arrest a suspected drunk driver who was riding in his squad car, authorities said.

It happened around 10:40 p.m. Saturday on the 7100 block of Broadway near 71st Street.

During the arrest, the suspect tried to extricate himself from the police car before it collapsed, police said.

A scuffle broke out after the crash when the suspect attacked the officer, investigators said.

The officer was treated for a head wound but is expected to be fine.

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