Watch: Driver arrested for driving drunk after almost hitting officers

Watch: Driver arrested for driving drunk after almost hitting officers (Video courtesy Forest Hill Police Department)

FOREST HILL, Texas - A man's been arrested for driving drunk after shocking surveillance video shows him almost plow into officers helping another driver.

It happened last week, Thursday, November 16 in the Forest Hill suburb near Fort Worth.

Video from an officer's cruiser shows officers on the side of the highway helping a driver whose vehicle became disabled. The vehicle was on the shoulder and officers were waiting for a wrecker, that's when you see one officer move over and draw his gun. A split second after, you hear a bang and the driver comes barreling between the cruiser and the officers.

Police identified the driver as Cedric Keith Henson Jr., 26, he was arrested at the scene and taken to jail. Police say no one was hurt. The department has a message for drivers, writing on its Facebook page, "Please don't drink and drive folks. People's lives depend on it."



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