A suspected drunken motorist was arrested Friday morning after driving a vehicle that slammed into a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department vehicle in Rosemead.

The deputies were responding to a call when the crash occurred at Jackson and Newmark avenues about 1 a.m., according to Deputy Marvin Crowder of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

The vehicle hit the passenger side of the sheriff’s SUV and both deputies were taken to a hospital as a precaution, Crowder said.

The driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI, he said.

The name of the suspect was not disclosed.

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