Phoenix Officer Hit by Suspected DUI Driver

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A Phoenix police officer experienced a minor accident when his vehicle was hit from behind on a Wednesday morning by a driver suspected of being under the influence. The incident occurred around 2:30 a.m. on the 3rd of April as the officer sat idle at a traffic light close to 7th Avenue and Watkins Street. At the time, the officer was transporting a female arrestee to jail.

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Caption: Officer’s vehicle struck from behind by a potentially impaired driver. In Phoenix, early Wednesday morning, an officer was mildly injured after his patrol vehicle was rear-ended by a suspected impaired driver in the vicinity of 7th Avenue and Watkins Street.

Phoenix police reported, “The officer in question as well as the female detainee both received necessary medical attention at a hospital as a precaution. The adult female driver of the other vehicle was cited and subsequently released.”

The suspected driver was not named.

Detail: A Phoenix Police officer was noticeably not badly injured when his car was rear-ended early Wednesday morning near 7th Avenue and Watkins Street by a driver allegedly under the influence.

Image related to the article: Map of where the accident occurred.

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