Departmental Accident (Hurst)
On March 18, 2017, at about 3:04 am, Hurst Police Officer Brandon Minchew was sitting in his marked patrol Chevrolet Tahoe in the 100 block of the northbound lanes of Loop 820. Officer Minchew was blocking lanes of traffic due to a previous accident. While sitting in his vehicle with the emergency lights activated, it was struck in the back by a white Mazda sedan. Officer Minchew was transported to the hospital, treated for injuries, and released. The other driver was not injured. She was arrested and booked into the Hurst Jail for Intoxication Assault with a Vehicle.