Driver arrested after officer hit on the Bypass


    Photo from police

    A St Joseph County officer is recovering from minor injures after being hit while in her patrol car.

    It happened Sunday night on the bypass near the Elm Road exit.

    Police arrested the driver who they say hit the officer, 59-year-old Robert Cobb of Elkhart, for operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

    According to the sheriff, a tow truck driver responding to that crash was also hit,. but by a different car.

    That driver, 37-year-old Jeff Porter, was taken to the hospital with leg injuries.

    The woman who hit the tow truck driver was not hurt.

    Watch footage from the scene below:



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