Off-duty Denver police officer injured by suspected drunk driver
AURORA, Colo. — An off-duty Denver Police officer was injured early Friday morning after a suspected drunk driver rear-ended an unmarked police patrol car in a construction zone.
The accident happened about 2 a.m. on the eastbound Interstate 70 ramp to Pena Boulevard, forcing the closure of the flyover and the implementation of alternate routes to Denver International Airport.
The road reopened just before 5 a.m., in time for the morning commute.
The officer, driver of the car and a passenger were taken to a hospital with minor injuries.