BENSALEM TWP., Pa. -

Police in Bucks County say a drunk driver spit into the face of an officer while being taken to the hospital.

Officials say 25-year-old Joshua Stern was arrested for D-U-I after a traffic stop on I-95 in Bensalem Township this morning.

According to authorities, the Bensalem resident was being taken to the hospital for chemical testing.

That's when they say he spit in the officer's face and ear.

He's been charged with aggravated assault and DUI.