The arrest of a man who allegedly struck a Marine Highway Patrol officer while driving the vehicle was made possible after the crash occurred in Alaska, authorities said.
Police said the Alaska Highway Patrol is investigating the incident on the west side of Interstate 95 in Anchorage.
Officers were responding to reports of a driver running a red light at a high rate of speed, authorities told ABC News affiliate KTVA.
When they arrived on the scene, they noticed the driver’s car had stopped.
They saw the driver was not wearing a seatbelt.
A police officer stopped the car, and the driver got out and began to make statements.
The officer then noticed the front windshield had been damaged and the front window was shattered, KTVAs ABC affiliate WAKATV reported.
The officer then used his vehicle’s lights to try and make contact with the driver.
The man then allegedly ran away, according to a statement from Alaska Highway patrol.
The man was arrested shortly thereafter, police said.
No other information was immediately available.