An 80-year-old Cheyenne man was arrested on suspicion of DUI and careless driving after hitting a cop car at the scene of an accident late Wednesday night.

Wyoming Highway Patrol Sgt. Jeremy Beck says troopers were called to N. College Drive and E. Lincolnway at 11:55 p.m. after Berl Dean Jackson reportedly struck a Cheyenne police car parked at the scene of a two-vehicle crash.

"A lot of the time when there's a PD vehicle that's been hit or something like that, they'll call in the Highway Patrol to investigate that crash," said Beck.

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Police spokeswoman Alex Farkas says no officers were in the police car when it was hit.

She says three people injured in the initial crash -- the result of a northbound driver running a red light -- were taken to Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, but she didn't know their conditions.

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