December 1, 2022

Hamilton County patrol car hit, driver arrested for DUI

Syracuse, Kan (WesternKansasNews.Com) – A Hamilton County deputy is ok after their patrol truck was hit by an allegedly drunk driver Sunday morning.

he Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office says it happened around 12:30 a.m. when deputies were on a traffic stop on Kansas Highway 27 with a vehicle that was reported stolen out of Oklahoma. A southbound vehicle struck the driver’s side of the deputy’s truck.

The deputy was not in the truck when the collision happened and was not injured. The driver of the vehicle that hit the deputy’s truck was not hurt and taken into custody on suspicion of DUI, possessing a controlled substance, and transporting an open container.