Drunk Driver Hits, Injures Parked Bartlett Officers

Drunk Driver Hits, Injures Parked Bartlett Officers

Two Bartlett police officers were injured after a drunk driver slammed into them early Thursday morning.
BARTLETT, TN (abc24.com) - Two Bartlett police officers were injured after a drunk driver slammed into them early Thursday morning.

The officers are recovering from minor injures, and the accused driver is in big trouble.

The crash happened around 3 a.m. at a parking lot on Stage Road and North Star. Police were using radar to catch speeders, but instead they were greeted by a drunk driver.

Police say 21-year-old Tyler Myers fell asleep behind the wheel, crossed the road and crashed into the police cruiser. Myers was not hurt.

He was arrested and charged with public intoxication, reckless driving, and driving under the influence.

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