Frontenac squad car struck by driver during traffic stop

An officer was uninjured after a suspected impaired driver hit their squad car in Frontenac Sunday night.
Published: Aug. 29, 2022 at 8:06 AM CDT
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ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV) - An officer was uninjured after a suspected impaired driver hit their squad car in Frontenac Sunday night.

The Frontenac Police Department said one of their officers was conducting a traffic stop for saturation patrol, a unit looking for impaired drivers. During the traffic stop, the squad car was rear-ended, causing severe damage.

“For your safety, the safety of the general public, and the safety of our officers, please drive sober and move over for emergency vehicles,” the department wrote.