Mo. Valley man charged with DUI, after collision with cop car

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July 14th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

LA VISTA, Neb. (AP) – La Vista, NE, police say a suspected drunken driver ran a red light and hit an unmarked police car that was in the intersection. Police Chief Bob Lausten says the detective involved in Wednesday evening’s crash was taken to a hospital as a precaution. His name has not been released.

The other vehicle rolled after the collision, but Lausten says no one inside was hurt. The driver, 38-year-old Jeff Gundersen of Missouri Valley, Iowa, was arrested on suspicion of DUI and careless driving. His passenger was arrested on an unrelated warrant out of Sarpy County, NE.