A 35-year-old cab driver has been arrested for driving the under the influence of liquor and hitting a Hoysala patrol vehicle near Konanakunte Cross on Kanakapura Road on Friday.
The suspect is Madhusudhan. He has been booked for rash and negligent driving, besides drunk driving.
Around 1 am on Friday, three police staff attached to Subramanyapura police station were patrolling in the Hoysala vehicle near Konanakunte Cross when the accident occurred. Madhusudhan hit the police vehicle from the back. The Hoysala vehicle was pushed and it hit a metro rail pillar due to the impact.
A passerby rushed to their rescue and dragged police officials and Madhusudhan out of their vehicles. Nobody was injured in the accident.