Long Island man accused of hitting police car while drunk

Long Island news from Eyewitness News

September 22, 2013 8:08:50 AM PDT
A Long Island man is accused of hitting a police car while driving drunk.

Nassau County police say 27-year-old Joseph Garcia hit the marked police car at 4:30 a.m. Sunday in West Hempstead.

Newsday (http://bit.ly/19quq17 ) says Garcia was arrested on charges of assault, reckless endangerment, driving while intoxicated and imprudent speed.

An officer suffered neck and back pain and was treated at a hospital.