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Alleged drunk driver hits two Austin police officers

Two Austin police officers were hospitalized after an alleged drunk driver hit them early Saturday morning.

Two Austin police officers were hit by an alleged drunk driver while patrolling on bikes early Saturday morning, according to the Austin Police Department.


APD said both officers were hospitalized at Dell Seton Medical Center with non life-threatening injuries after being hit with a vehicle at the 600 block of East 7th Street just before 3 a.m. Saturday. The woman driving was arrested for driving while intoxicated, police said.

No additional information is available.

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