Firefighter hurt in crash on Michigan Road involving suspected intoxicated driver

Driver arrested at the scene

INDIANAPOLIS - A firefighter was injured in a crash involving a suspected intoxicated driver early Thursday, police said.

The crash happened about 12:30 a.m. near the intersection of Michigan Road and Grandview Drive when the firefighter's truck was hit by another truck in the southbound lanes.

The firefighter, Darrell Perkins, was visiting Indianapolis from Ohio for the Fire Department Instructors Conference. He suffered minor injuries.

Police suspected the other driver, Shannon Hotop, was intoxicated at the time of the crash. Hotop was arrested at the scene.

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