Suspected drunken driver injures 2 police officers

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NEWARK -

A suspected drunken driver in Newark sent two police officers to the hospital early Sunday morning.

The crash happened on Lincoln Avenue around 2:30 a.m., officials say.

Newark police say a car struck one police cruiser, causing a chain reaction involving two other police vehicles.

According to the Newark Fraternal Order of Police, the involved officers suffered minor injuries and were later released from the hospital.

The driver has been charged with DWI and assault.

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