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Memphis Police officer taken to hospital after man suspected of DUI crashes into his squad car

The officer was at the scene of a crash on I240 Saturday night when his car was hit
Credit: MPD

MEMPHIS, Tennessee — A Memphis Police officer was sent to the hospital after his squad car was hit by a suspected drunk driver.

Memphis Police say the officer was finishing paperwork at the scene of a crash on I-240 and Trigg Saturday night when his car was hit by 37-year-old David Harper. Harper faces several charges, including DUI.

The officer has been released from the hospital.