An on-duty Long Beach PD officer was injured after a drunk driver hit his patrol car. The crash occurred in downtown Long Beach, near the area of West Ocean Boulevard and Magnolia Avenue. Fortunately, the black sedan hit the police car on the passenger side so the officer escaped with minor injuries. Anthony Roy Say, 28, was charged with driving under the influence and one count of carrying a concealed weapon in a vehicle.
According to statistics, in 2022, alcohol-related accidents accounted for 30% of the 1,069 traffic fatalities. Thousands of other road users were injured in crashes caused by alcohol consumption.