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Drunk driver hits Suffolk police car with officer inside

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- A Suffolk police officer was sitting in his police car when a drunk driver hit the car early Sunday morning.

Suffolk police said the officer was in the parked car on Bridge Road around 1 a.m. after he had stopped to assist a stranded motorist.

A drunk driver hit the parked cruiser, and was arrested and charged with a DUI. Police identified the driver as 37-year-old Travis Winston Buchanon, of Zion, Illinois.

Police said the officer had minor injuries after the incident.

Stay on WAVY.com for updates.


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