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Delaware woman charged with DUI after hitting police vehicle

July 18, 2021 GMT

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) — A Delaware woman has been charged with vehicular assault and driving under the influence after she was involved in a crash in Rehoboth Beach with a state police vehicle.

The collision happened around 3 a.m. Sunday when the woman, who was speeding, struck the rear of a state police SUV, the agency said in a news release.

The woman’s car left the roadway and came to rest in a median. The state police vehicle came to rest on the shoulder. The trooper inside was taken to a hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening, according to the news release.

The woman, who wasn’t injured, was found to be driving under the influence, police said. She was arrested and was being held on bond.