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Suspected Drunk Driver Crashes Head-on into Patrol Car

BATTLE GROUND, Wash. — A suspected drunk driver hit a Clark County Sheriff’s deputy’s car head-on early Sunday morning.

The deputy saw a vehicle driving south on the Interstate 5 northbound exit at Battle Ground attempting to go the wrong way on the freeway just before 3:00.  He turned on his emergency lights and stopped his patrol car in the middle of the off-ramp to try and get the driver to stop.

The driver was arrested for DUI.  They have not yet been identified.  The deputy was treated and released from a hospital.


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