Phoenix police officer recovering after being struck by a suspected drunken driver

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PHOENIX – A Phoenix police officer is recovering after being hit by a suspected driver driving under the influence.

According to the police, the accident happened shortly after midnight Saturday near 35th Avenue and Monte Vista. The officer was travelling southbound when the other car attempted to turn left.

Both the officer and the driver were taken to a local hospital. The officer was released later Saturday morning and the other driver is also in stable condition.

Authorities believe the other driver was driving under the influence. The incident is under investigation.

News Source: www.TheRepublic.com

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