Officer Injured by Drunk Driver: Police

An Enfield K9 Officer was injured after being hit by a suspected drunk driver in Windsor Locks on Tuesday.

According to Windsor Locks police, the officer was on his way to work in a marked police cruiser just before midnight when a vehicle driven by Ibolya Horvath slammed into the rear of the cruiser.

The officer was taken to the hospital with neck and back injuries. The police dog that was riding in the back seat was not hurt, police said.

Horvath, who was not injured, was driving under the influence and texting at the time of the crash, according to police.

She faces DUI and distracted driving charges and is scheduled to be in court on March 14.

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