El Paso Police Officer Struck By Drunken Driver While Giving Sobriety Test – Dash Cam Video
El Paso police say Officer Andy Rodriguez responded to a drunken driver call at the 11000 block of Montana Avenue on Friday morning right before 3 a.m. While conducting the sobriety test, he was struck by 23 year-old Sherry Lorraine Rodriguez in her 2009 Nissan Cube. In the video you can hear one of the men yell to get out of the way and as they moved the car struck them officer.
The impact of the car threw him violently into the air before hitting the ground. Officer Rodriguez was taken to Del Sol Hospital for treatment and released. Police said he only suffered minor injuries. Both drunken drivers were arrested and charged with drunk driving. Jail records show Rodriguez was released from El Paso County Jail Friday on a 2,500 cash or surety bond.