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Va. woman charged with DUI after police car struck

Monday - 12/10/2012, 12:12pm  ET

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Charlottesville police say a driver has been charged after her car went through a stoplight and struck a police cruiser.

Police said Monday that 22-year-old Hope Herndon of Charlottesville was charged with driving under the influence and disregarding a traffic signal.

The Daily Progress ( http://bit.ly/UxvskO) reports the accident occurred at an intersection Sunday night. Both Herndon and the officer, who wasn't identified, were taken to a hospital with injuries that weren't considered serious.

Both cars were destroyed.

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Information from: The Daily Progress, http://www.dailyprogress.com


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