LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) -- A Seymour police officer whose pickup was towing a DARE trailer has been arrested for DUI.

38-year-old John Newcomb of Salem was arrested after his Ford Ranger sideswiped a parked car, then went off the roadway and struck a tree. 

It happened about 10:20 p.m. Wednesday on North Main Street north of Salem Avenue in Salem, Indiana.  Newcomb was not seriously injured.

Authorities confirm that Newcomb was towing the DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) vehicle when the crash happened.