Reckless Driver Hits Grand Junction Police Vehicle
KREX News Room
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.- The Grand Junction Police Department is investigating an assault on an officer.
At about 4 p.m. Wednesday, authorities received word of a reckless driver who was speeding on North Avenue and cutting off other motorists.
As the suspect was driving on Ute Avenue, he came up behind a Grand Junction Police officer who was transporting someone to the jail.
According to a witness, the suspect intentionally ran into the side of that officer's patrol car, scraping the side and knocking off the side mirror. Neither the officer or the passenger were injured.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 6 feet tall, with a thin build, driving an orange PT Cruiser with chrome accents.
If anyone has information about this incident they can call the Grand Junction Police Department at 242-6707.