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DUI suspect crashes into police cruiser

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Two police officers are injured and a man is charged with DUI following a Tuesday evening accident. South Carolina Highway Patrol says around 9:30 PM Tuesday, Robert Zimmerman, 65, ran a red light at the intersection of I-526 and Sam Rittenburg Blvd. The 2002 Dodge pick-up driven by Zimmerman was hit by a City of Charleston Police cruiser.

Officers Robert Wilbanks and Klever Wells were both injured in the accident and transported to MUSC by EMS. Zimmerman was also transported by EMS to MUSC for his injuries.

Zimmerman has been charged with driving under the influence. The collision is still under investigation by Highway Patrol.

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