Police officer injured in crash

A police officer went to the hospital early Monday following a crash involving a suspected intoxicated driver.

The Irvine Police officer was on duty when police say he was side-swiped at Kentucky 52 and the bypass in Estill County.

The officer is expected to be okay.

The officer, whose name hasn't been released, was stopped at the intersection when he was hit.

The driver of the other car went to the hospital to undergo tests and is expected to go to jail.

Investigators haven't released the suspect's name.


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