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CHP sergeant injured after alleged drunk driver slams into his car in Tustin

Sunday, March 31, 2013
The scene of a car crash involving a suspected drunk driver who slammed into a CHP sergeants car is shown in this photo on Sunday, March 31, 2013.

The scene of a car crash involving a suspected drunk driver who slammed into a CHP sergeant's car is shown in this photo on Sunday, March 31, 2013. (KABC Photo)

A California Highway Patrol sergeant was hospitalized with serious injuries after a suspected drunk driver smashed into his car in Orange County.

Investigators say the suspect was speeding when he exited the 55 Freeway on 17th Street in Tustin at about 1 a.m. Sunday. The driver missed a turn and drove over the center divider, crashing into the sergeant's car.

The sergeant was transported to the hospital in bad shape.

The driver was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

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