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Driver side-swipes Jacksonville Police patrol car

By Mahsa Saeidi, Reporter
Published On: Oct 09 2012 09:02:43 AM CDT
Updated On: Oct 09 2012 11:42:02 AM CDT

An official from the Highway Patrol said a woman side-swiped a Jacksonville Police department patrol car early Tuesday morning.

It happened on highway 258 in Onslow County. Troopers said the woman had been driving all night from New York and fell asleep behind the wheel. There was minor damage to the patrol car.

Jacksonville Police spokeswoman Beth Purcell said no injuries were reported.