By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A driver was arrested after allegedly clipping a Pittsburgh Police officer on his motorcycle and sending him to the hospital.READ MORE: Pittsburgh International Jazz Fest Returns To Highmark Stadium
Police say officers were called to East Carson Street at S. 18th Street around 11:15 p.m. Thursday for a Pittsburgh Police motorcycle unit hit by a car.READ MORE: State Police: Man Shot, Killed By Police After Stabbing Three People, Injuring Police Officer
The officer reported experiencing some back pain and was evaluated by EMS. He was then taken to the hospital for further evaluation.
The driver of the car was detained at the scene and taken to undergo sobriety testing. Twenty-five-year-old Teaira Green was charged with reckless driving, recklessly endangering another person and personal injury while driving under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances.MORE NEWS: Hofbrauhaus Suspends General Manager Amid Investigation Into Racism Allegations At Beer Festival
The Collision Investigation Unit was called in to investigate.