Bloomington police officers involved in crash with drunk driver

By WEEK Reporter

September 2, 2013 Updated Sep 3, 2013 at 10:41 AM CDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- Two Bloomington Police Officers were involved in a crash Monday with an apparent drunk driver.

The crash happened around midnight at the intersection of Madison and Washington Streets in Bloomington.

Police said Matthew Denbo was traveling westbound when he ran a red light, crashing into the officers' vehicle.

Officer Ty Carlton was treated and released at a local hospital. Officer Pablo Diaz was uninjured.

Police said Denbo fled the scene in his vehicle, but was stopped three blocks away. Denbo is being held in McLean County Jail facing a DUI charge.