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DUI driver rear-ends Chula Vista police officer, CVPD says

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Posted at 8:00 AM, Jan 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-26 11:00:37-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- A Chula Vista police officer and several others were taken to the hospital following a crash in Chula Vista early Sunday morning.

The crash happened around 12:40 a.m. near the intersection of Telegraph Canyon Road and Paseo Ranchero, police say.

According to police, the driver of a Scion TC was traveling west on Telegraph Canyon Road when they rear ended a police vehicle before slamming into a Honda CRV stopped in the left turn pocket.

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The officer, along with the driver of the Scion and the driver and passenger of the CRV were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police later arrested the driver of the Scion for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.