Gulfport man, officer injured in accident

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - A Gulfport man is in trouble with the law after hitting a police cruiser with his truck Friday afternoon. Both the officer and the driver of the truck were injured and taken to a local hospital.

Gulfport Police said Detective Langenbach was stopped near the 3700 block of 34th Avenue, waiting to turn when a 1999 Ford F150 struck his car.

The 77-year-old driver, Sam Armstead, was cited for not having insurance, driving with a suspended license, and following too close. He was also charged with driving under the influence, first offense.

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