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Two Milwaukee Police officers hurt after suspected drunk driver strikes squad car

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Posted at 6:24 AM, Mar 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-29 07:24:38-04

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Two Milwaukee Police officers were injured after their squad car was struck by a suspected drunk driver on the city's south side.

The crash happened just before 2:30 a.m. Friday near the intersection of S. Muskego and W. Rogers.

Police say the driver, a 31-year-old man, disregarded a stop sign and hit the squad car which had the right of way.

The two officers suffered non-life threatening injuries and were transported to an area hospital.

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The driver was taken into custody under suspicion of operating under the influence causing injury.

Police say their investigation is ongoing.