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Drunk driver arrested after crashing into Spokane officer's SUV

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

A Spokane Police Sergeant's SUV was struck head on by a vehicle without headlights in the intersection of Lincoln and Mallon Tuesday evening.

It happened around 6 p.m. The officer was attempting to turn from eastbound Mallon to northbound Lincoln when his vehicle was struck. Police say a vehicle without headlights on headed westbound on Mallon from the area of the Spokane Arena when it drove straight through the southbound turn lane for N. Lincoln St, through the intersection, and struck the SUV. 

The SPD Sergeant was taken to an area hospital for evaluation of his injuries. The driver of the car without headlights, identified as 56-year-old Kenneth M. Boardman, was arrested for DUI.

Police say the SUV's push bumper took the brunt of the impact and there were no serious injuries.

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