Crestwood officer says driver intentionally slammed into his vehicle

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ST. LOUIS, MO — A Crestwood police officer says another driver intentionally hit his squad car.

Police say the suspect thought he was being pursued.  When he saw the police car coming towards him he swerved into his lane and hit him head on.

The injured officer was treated at the hospital and later released. The suspect was taken into custody.