Huntsville police officer hit by man charged with DUI

Timothy Chandler hit a HPD officer and arrested for DUI

Huntsville Police Officer was hit by a suspected drunk driver.

Posted: Aug 28, 2021 8:25 AM
Updated: Aug 28, 2021 10:11 AM

A police officer with the Huntsville Police Department was in an accident around 2:30 on Saturday morning. The driver of the other vehicle was identified by HPD as Timothy Chandler and was arrested for a DUI.

According to HPD, Chandler ran a red light at the intersection of Jordan Ln and Holmes Ave when he hit the officer. 

The officer was taken to Huntsville Hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries. He's since been released with minor injuries and is recovering at home. 

Chandler was taken to the Madison County Jail.

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