Salado: Police unit hit on I-35

A Salado police cruiser was struck Wednesday night, while an officer assisted at an accident scene on Interstate 35. (Salado Police Dept. photo)

SALADO, Texas (KWTX) A Salado police cruiser was struck Wednesday night, while an officer assisted at an accident scene on Interstate 35.

The officer was not in the car when it was hit, and was not injured.

The vehicle suffered major damage and is out of commission.

Police Chief, Pat Boone, says the department is getting by without it for now.

He is waiting to hear from their insurance company to assess the damages.

The Department of Public Safety is investigating the crash.

No other details were available.