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2 police officers struck by alleged drunken driver

August 17, 2019

DEERFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say two Massachusetts police officers who had pulled over a person suspected of drunken driving were struck and seriously injured by a second alleged impaired driver.

Officials say Deerfield officers Timothy Boland and Nick Limoges suffered non-life-threatening injuries at about 2 a.m. Saturday and are being treated at a hospital.

Police say they arrested the driver who struck the officers and lodged multiple charges. The driver’s name has not been disclosed.

Authorities say the other driver who had been pulled over had a child in the car and faces multiple charges. That person’s name also has not been released.

Police say the two officers were on the side of the road when they and their cruiser, which had its emergency lights on, were struck by the second driver.

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