Driver Involved in Police Cruiser Collision Facing Drunk Driving Charges

Parma, OH - New information about a head-on collision that injured a Parma police officer.

19 Action News has learned the driver of the other car is facing drunk driving charges.

The accident happened Tuesday night near Brookpark and Tiedeman Roads.

Police say Officer Mike Farinacci was responding to another accident when 44-year-old Richard DeMatteo slammed into his cruiser.

Both men were treated and released from Metro.