Officer Injured In Crash Caused By Drunk Driver

An accident on the Highway 34 Bypass injures an officer and lands a man in jail. Christopher Ybarra, 33 of Fort Collins, failed to stop as he headed towards traffic at the signal at 83rd Avenue. Ybarra struck the rear end of a vehicle driven by Fort Collins resident, Leisha Tompkins…whose car then smashes into the back of a Greeley Police SUV. Officer, Jon Tollefson, was taken to North Colorado Medical Center with injuries. He was treated and released. Tompkins received minor injuries. Ybarra faces DUI and drug possession charges.

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