Police charge man after four people hurt in SE Austin Crash

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The Austin Police Department have identified and charged a suspect who they said crashed into four people including a child and on-duty APD officer. 

On Monday morning, a crash in southeast Austin led to four people being sent to local hospitals including a child and an Austin police officer.  None of the injuries are expected to be life threatening said police. 

Police said the crash happened just before 1 a.m. on East Riverside and Montopolis Drive.

According to police, Officer Derek Baroody was among the people injured in Monday's crash. Police said Baroody had been working as an APD officer for less than a year. 

The suspect has been identified as 27-year-old Nickolas Martinez, he was charged with intoxication assault, intoxication assault on a peace officer and DWI police said. 

Investigators are still trying to figure out what caused the wreck and the exact details of the crash.

The Austin Police Department said it's not clear if the officer was on the way to a call.

Martinez is being held on $95,000 bond for all three offenses.