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CHP Officers Hurt in Suspected DUI Crash in Lakeside

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    2 CHP Officers Hurt in Suspected DUI Crash

    A driver was arrested after she's accused of driving drunk and hitting a California Highway Patrol car, injuring two officers. NBC 7's Liberty Zabala reports. (Published Friday, Sept. 16, 2016)

    Two California Highway Patrol officers were hurt after a suspected drunken driver collided with their patrol car in Lakeside.

    The officers were driving through the intersection of Los Coches Road when a driver, suspected of being under the influence of alcohol, ran a red light on Julian Avenue at about 1 a.m. Friday, police said.

    The officers, not yet identified, were rushed to a local hospital. By 6:30 a.m., they had been released from the hospital.

    Officials said the two are recovering from bruises and pain.

    2 CHP Officers Hurt in Suspected DUI Crash

    [DGO] 2 CHP Officers Hurt in Suspected DUI Crash
    Two California Highway Patrol officers were injured when a suspected drunk driver ran a red light and crashed into their patrol car. NBC 7's Liberty Zabala reports.
    (Published Friday, Sept. 16, 2016)

    Four other people were hurt in the crash: The suspected DUI driver, identified  Cerys C. Mulvey, and three of that driver’s passengers.

    CHP officers arrested 19year-old Mulvey on suspicion of DUI. She does not have a criminal record.

    Witnesses said officers pulled several bottles of liquor as well as drugs from the driver's car.

    "I haven't seen that many at a party, let alone in a car," said witness Alisha Castillo.