East Windsor Police have arrested a man for driving under the influence after he hit a police car early Wednesday morning.
Officers say they conducted a traffic stop on Prospect Hill Road around 12:30 a.m. While an officer was speaking with the driver of the vehicle they pulled over, a vehicle being driven by 26-year-old Oscar Alvarez-Hernandez of East Windsor hit the back of the police car. According to police, the cruiser had its flashing lights activated before the crash.
Investigators later arrested Alvarez-Hernandez for DUI and failure to drive a reasonable distance apart. He was released on bond and is scheduled to appear at Enfield Superior Court on July 16.
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There were no injuries in the crash.
Officers are using the accident to remind drivers not to drink and drive. In a facebook post, police say "it is easier now than it has ever been to find a sober driver due to Uber and Lyft."