Man charged with DWI after crash with LPD vehicle

Man charged with DWI after crash with LPD vehicle

Posted: Updated:

Police have arrested a man suspected of driving under the influence and crashing into an officer's vehicle.

LPD reports Joshua Samarripas, 23, was charged with driving while intoxicated, driving with an invalid license, and two other warrants. 

The crash happened at the intersection of 82nd and I-27 Thursday.

Police say when Samarripas was turning onto 82nd Street from the access road, he hit the officer's Tahoe that was stopped at the red light. 

Samarripas was taken to the hospital to be cleared for injuries, then taken into custody. 

The officer had minor injuries, but wasn't taken to the hospital. 

  • Top StoriesMore>>

  • Cruz, O'Rourke trade attacks during testy 1st Texas debate

    Cruz, O'Rourke trade attacks during testy 1st Texas debate

    Friday, September 21 2018 5:50 PM EDT2018-09-21 21:50:15 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 2:21 AM EDT2018-09-22 06:21:19 GMT
    Republican Ted Cruz and Democrat Beto O'Rourke are holding their first debate as a Texas Senate race that once looked like it would be a cakewalk for the conservative incumbent now appears to be anything but one.
    Republican Ted Cruz and Democrat Beto O'Rourke are holding their first debate as a Texas Senate race that once looked like it would be a cakewalk for the conservative incumbent now appears to be anything but one.
  • GOP, Kavanaugh accuser in standoff over her Senate testimony

    GOP, Kavanaugh accuser in standoff over her Senate testimony

    Friday, September 21 2018 1:50 AM EDT2018-09-21 05:50:01 GMT
    Saturday, September 22 2018 1:52 AM EDT2018-09-22 05:52:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., with Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, left, joined by former students from Holton Arms School, speaks to reporters in support of professor Christine Blasey Ford, who is accusing Supreme Court...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., with Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, left, joined by former students from Holton Arms School, speaks to reporters in support of professor Christine Blasey Ford, who is accusing Supreme Court...
    A lawyer for Christine Blasey Ford says she'd testify next week to the Senate Judiciary Committee about Brett Kavanaugh if conditions can be agreed to.
    A lawyer for Christine Blasey Ford says she'd testify next week to the Senate Judiciary Committee about Brett Kavanaugh if conditions can be agreed to.
  • PREVIEW: Texas Tech at (15)Oklahoma St.

    PREVIEW: Texas Tech at (15)Oklahoma St.

    Texas Tech will open Big 12 play on the road, against 15th-ranked Oklahoma State. Rob Verby has a preview from Stillwater.

    Texas Tech will open Big 12 play on the road, against 15th-ranked Oklahoma State. Rob Verby has a preview from Stillwater.

Powered by Frankly