LI cop on way to DWI checkpoint hit by drunk driver

November 17, 2011 6:42:44 AM PST
A Long Island man is facing drunk driving charges after crashing into a police car.

The accident happened in Moutn Sinai around 1:45 a.m. Thursday.

A police officer was transported to Stony Brook University Medical Center with neck and back injuries.

The officer was hit while on the way to set up a DWI checkpoint.