Miramar Man Arrested For Drunkenly Crashing Into Officer's Car

posted by Jessi Minneci - 

Authorities say a Miramar man was arrested early Tuesday after drunkenly crashing into an officer's patrol car while fleeing from another hit-and-run crash.

Officials say the police officer's leg was broken in the crash.

Anthony Ganie, 26, faces a number of charges, including driving under the influence and causing bodily harm, leaving scene of a crash and resisting an officer without violence.

According to an arrest report, Ganie was driving on Southwest 62nd Avenue near Southwest 38th Street around 3 a.m. when his black Acura crashed into a Buick, causing thousands of dollar's worth of damage. 

Ganie then fled the scene, the report said.

Several minutes later, an officer spotted Ganie on Southwest 64th Avenue and attempted to make a traffic stop, the report said. When that officer turned on his police lights and siren, Ganie took off at s high rate of speed.

Eventually, Ganie lost control of the car and crashed into another officer's patrol car, the report said. 

The officer inside the patrol car was transported to local hospital for treatment.

Ganie then failed several field sobriety tests, the report said.

Ganie is currently being held on $10,000 bond at Broward County's Main Jail in Fort Lauderdale.

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