HASTINGS, Neb. -- Authorities in Central Nebraska say a patrol car was hit by an alleged drunk driver.
Hastings police say the incident happened just after midnight on Saturday on South Baltimore Avenue.
Officers were investigating a hit-and-run accident in the area before the crash.
Police say a patrol car was parked on the roadway with red and blue lights on to divert traffic.
While on scene, officers saw a pickup truck driving toward them that didn't slow down. The officers were able to get away from the car before impact.
The driver 19-year-old Jared Schmidt of Blue Hill, was arrested for a DUI.