(CBS DETROIT) – A Michigan State Police vehicle was hit by an intoxicated driver while policing a traffic stop on Southfield Freeway, according to officials.

MSP vehicle after being hit by an intoxicated driver on Southfield Freeway. | Credit: Michigan State Police

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On April 22, at about 12:20 a.m., Michigan State troopers were southbound on Southfield Freeway, north of I-96, policing a traffic crash in the right lane, when a driver in a Jeep Grand Wagoneer crashed into his vehicle.

Officials say the 38-year-old driver from Oak Park was intoxicated at the time of the crash.

While the vehicle was being searched, a pistol was found.

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The driver was arrested, transported for a blood draw, and will be lodged at the Detroit Detention Center.

Both troopers were transported to a local hospital. One trooper had a possible concussion and the other trooper sustained lower back injury.

The troopers were treated and released from the hospital.

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