Driver charged with DUI after running into police car


FORT PAYNE, Alabama (WDEF) – A Fort Payne Police Officer was escorting a driver with mechanical problems Wednesday on I-59, when another vehicle stuck his patrol car from behind.

The driver, 32 year old Tremel Evans of Moody Alabama, was arrested.

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He is charged with DUI, Possession of Marijuana 2nd Degree and Reckless Endangerment of a Child.

A 2 year old was unrestrained in Evans’ car at the time of the crash.

The child was taken to a medical facility to get checked out.