Angry driver rams into parking enforcement officer after getting ticket

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LA JOLLA, Calif. - Getting a parking ticket can make some people furious. A motorist in La Jolla may have taken his frustration over getting a parking ticket to a new level after allegedly ramming into a parking enforcement officer's vechile Wednesday.

The motorist was given a parking ticket at Prospect Street, near Eads Avenue, around noon, according to San Diego police. He then allegedly used his red convertible to initially knock over the small three-wheeled police scooter before driving away, SDPD Officer Tony Martinez said.

The officer suffered minor injuries and was not taken to the hospital, according to police.

SDPD tracked down the driver, whose name was not released, a couple blocks away from the crash scene. He was reportedly with his attorney when he turned himself in, Martinez said.

The driver could be charged with a felony.

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