Drunk Driver Hits Minot Police Officer

A Minot Police officer was hit by a drunk driver early Monday morning on Burdick Expressway.

During a traffic stop, 33-year-old Nicole Bennett-Spitzer drove up to the scene and rear ended the bike patrol units, also hitting one of the officers. The officer had minor injuries and later returned to work.

Bennett-Spitzer was arrested for DUI and is in the Ward County Jail.