2 LAPD Officers Hurt After DUI Suspect Crashes Into Patrol Vehicle in North Hollywood: Police

A Los Angeles police patrol vehicle and a Chevy Silverado are seen after a crash in North Hollywood on Nov. 2, 2019. (Credit: RMG News)

A Los Angeles police patrol vehicle and a Chevy Silverado are seen after a crash in North Hollywood on Nov. 2, 2019. (Credit: RMG News)

Two Los Angeles Police Department officers suffered minor injuries after a DUI suspect in a pickup truck crashed into their patrol SUV in North Hollywood’s Arts District early Monday, officials said.

The crash happened around 1:09 a.m. at the corner of Magnolia Boulevard and Tujunga Avenue, according to LAPD.

Video from the scene shows the patrol vehicle with the hood area almost completely smashed. A Chevy Silverado nearby had its front right light shattered.

LAPD later identified the driver as 30-year-old Daniel Mediola, who was arrested on suspicion of DUI on $100,000 bail.

Authorities provided no further details.

KTLA’s Nancy Fontan contributed to this report. 

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