ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — A St. Louis man has been charged after crashing into a St. Louis County police officer Thursday morning.
Brionne Thompson, 35, was charged with one count of DWI – physical injury to law enforcement or emergency personnel and one count of leaving the scene of an accident with physical injury.
He is being held on a $35,000 cash-only bond.
According to the probable cause statement, Thompson was driving a car at a high rate of speed when he entered an intersection and hit an officer while in his patrol car.
The officer’s wrist was sprained in the accident and his car was damaged.
After the accident, Thompson attempted to drive away, but his car wouldn’t start so he ran away from the scene, police said.
He was later arrested and admitted to driving under the influence of alcohol and marijuana.
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