LEBANON, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man driving with a revoked driver’s license was arrested after crashing into a Lebanon police cruiser early Sunday morning.
The crash happened at 6:30 a.m. Sunday morning on Interstate 40. According to Lebanon police, two units were out assisting a disabled tractor-trailer on the roadway when one of the patrol cruisers was struck by another vehicle.
Officers say the vehicle, driven by 33-year-old Jesus Ortega of Sparta, struck one of the cruisers leaving the officer inside with minor injuries. Lebanon police said the officer inside the cruiser was then transported to a nearby hospital and has since been released.
Ortega was arrested on scene by the Tennessee Highway Patrol for driving on a revoked license.