Drunken Driver Nearly Hits Police Cruiser Head-On in Sparking Car: PD

A drunken driver in a car almost struck a police cruiser as sparks shot from its undercarriage during a night of increased traffic enforcement in East Windsor Friday, police said.

The car struck the Interstate 91 exit 44 arrow sign, dragging part of it along Route 5 south, which caused sparks to fly, police said.  The vehicle almost hit the cruiser of an officer doing traffic enforcement head on and police arrested the driver on a DUI charge.

East Windsor police made 33 motor vehicle stops Friday night as they honed in on traffic safety enforcement and six of them resulted in arrests, including two for DUI charges, police said.

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