Two California Highway Patrol officers were hurt after a suspected drunken driver collided with their patrol car in Lakeside.
The officers were driving through the intersection of Los Coches Road when a driver, suspected of being under the influence of alcohol, ran a red light on Julian Avenue at about 1 a.m. Friday, police said.
The officers, not yet identified, were rushed to a local hospital. By 6:30 a.m., they had been released from the hospital.
Officials said the two are recovering from bruises and pain.
Four other people were hurt in the crash: The suspected DUI driver, identified Cerys C. Mulvey, and three of that driver’s passengers.
CHP officers arrested 19year-old Mulvey on suspicion of DUI. She does not have a criminal record.
Witnesses said officers pulled several bottles of liquor as well as drugs from the driver's car.
"I haven't seen that many at a party, let alone in a car," said witness Alisha Castillo.