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Driver charged with DUI after head-on collision with police officer

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Posted at 5:06 AM, Jan 17, 2012
and last updated 2012-01-18 06:35:01-05

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – Police arrested Peter Hall, 33, and charged him with driving under the influence after he was involved in a head-on collision with a Richmond police cruiser.

Richmond Police Captain Paul Kiniry told CBS 6 the officer was driving down Broad Street when Hall’s truck turned from 20th Street into the wrong lane and struck the cruiser head-on.

The officer suffered minor injuries, Hall was not injured in the accident that occurred around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday morning.