Drunk Driver Hits Police Cruiser, Injures Cop

(Photo courtesy of Daniel Nee, Brick ShoreBeat)

BRICK – An alleged drunk driver hit a police cruiser, injuring the officer inside.

Brick Township Police Patrolman Michael Dinnebeil was conducting a motor vehicle stop 11:45 p.m. Dec. 26 on Route 70 eastbound when the vehicle hit his car.

The driver, Corey Breitenbruck, 38, of Point Pleasant, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence, assault by auto, and “other motor vehicle violations,” Brick Police said.

Dinnebeil was treated for injuries at Ocean Medical Center, and released.