A Branford police officer is recovering after being struck by a vehicle while conducting a DUI enforcement Monday.
It was around 8:30 p.m. when Sergeant Philip Ramsey’s cruiser was backed into by a suspected drunk driver on Commercial Parkway in town.
Ramsey sustained minor back injuries and was treated and released from a local hospital.
Under arrest is 20-year-old Crystal Carreras of Branford.
She faces charges of operating under the influence under the age of 21.
Carreras is free on bond and is due in court September 11.