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Suspected drunken driver hits police squad car

November 8, 2019

LINCOLN, N.D. (AP) — Burleigh County sheriff’s officials have arrested a man for drunken driving after he rear-ended a police squad car.

Authorities say a Lincoln police officer was completing a traffic stop about 11 p.m. Thursday when the patrol car was struck by a pickup truck. The 27-year-old driver then struck the vehicle which the officer had pulled over.

The 29-year-old driver who had been stopped was taken to a hospital. All others involved were treated at the scene.