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UPDATE: Police involved in a hit-and-run
By: Sarai Bejaranio
EL PASO, Texas-
An El Paso police vehicle was involved in a car accident Sunday morning.
According to the El Paso Police Department, the Special Traffic Investigations Unit was called to the scene at 10:45 p.m. at George Dieter Drive and Edgemere Boulevard.
The investigation revealed that a white 2009 Nissan Altima driven by Homero Martinez, 25, was speeding and ran a red light. He struck a white 2010 Ford Crown Victoria police car.
Two police officers were inside the vehicle but no one involved in the accident was critically injured. Both vehicles received extensive damage.
Martinez and the two officers received only minor injuries and were treated at area hospitals. Martinez was booked into the El Paso County Jail on the offense of a DWI on a $2,500 bond.
Speed and alcohol are believed to be a factor in this incident.