Off-duty police officer crashes into parked car; Internal Affairs investigation underway

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) - Police are investigating after an off-duty police officer from the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department crashed into a parked car Thursday morning in south St. Louis.

The collision happened around 5 a.m. in the 4500 block of McCausland Avenue. Authorities say he was operating his personal car when he crashed into a fire department vehicle and came to rest on the lawn of the residence.

The officer is a 37-year-old White male with more than 13 years-of-service. He was not injured.

Internal Affairs is handling the incident as a criminal DWI case as well.