UPDATED: Officer seriously injured in wreck, woman arrested for - FOX34 Lubbock

UPDATED: Officer seriously injured in wreck, woman arrested for DWI

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LUBBOCK, Texas -

A Lubbock Police officer is recovering in the hospital after investigators say a drunken driver slammed into the police cruiser from behind at 82nd and Avenue U Thursday evening. The impact was severe enough to push the SUV into a utility pole.

According to LPD, the officer was driving east on 82nd Street. The other driver, identified as Patricia Holt, 57, was driving west, turning left onto Avenue U southbound, when the two vehicles crashed. 

Holt was not hurt. She was arrested following a DWI investigation. 

The officer's name has not yet been released. The officer suffered serious injuries, but is expected to make it. The officer was driving a K-9 unit. The K-9 was not hurt. 

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