Driver charged with DUI after striking police cruiser

March 31, 2013 6:23:02 AM PDT
An alleged drunk driver is behind bars, accused of hitting a Philadelphia police cruiser on the Roosevelt Boulevard overnight.

Police tell Action News an officer was making a routine traffic stop near Large Street in the Oxford Circle area of Philadelphia when her cruiser was hit from behind by another vehicle.

The officer was knocked to the ground but wasn't seriously hurt.

The driver of the striking vehicle has been charged with DUI.