Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy injured by drunk driver

A Los Angeles Sheriff's Department cruiser parks at the scene where a drunk driver crashed into a parked car and injured a deputy on Saturday, July 19, 2014. (LoudLabs)

A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was injured Saturday night when a drunk driver crashed into a parked car in Artesia.

At about 9:15 p.m., a Honda crashed into a parked car, which subsequently hit a patrol car in the 18000 block of Clarkdale Avenue.

The deputy standing next to the patrol car was knocked down in the crash and taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

The driver of the Honda was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.


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