SAN ANTONIO – A driver who was found asleep at the wheel was arrested after ramming into a DWI police unit overnight on Tuesday.
Around 2:47 a.m. officers discovered David Torres Jr., age 32, sleeping in his car on the 1546 block of Babcock. Police parked on each side of the vehicle and woke the driver up.
Startled, Torres rammed both of the police vehicles before driving off going the wrong-way on Babcock. He then collided with the DWI unit head-on.
EMS transported the officer with non-life-threatening injuries to University Hospital.
Torres has been charged with driving while intoxicated, evading arrest/detention with a vehicle, aggravated assault against a public servant and additional outstanding warrants.