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Drunk driver sends officer and two pedestrians to the hospital

From NBC12 News

CHESTERFIELD, VA (NBC12) - A Chesterfield man is facing DUI charges after colliding with a police squad car parked on the side of the road.

Police say 20-year-old Victor L. Brizuela Cuestas was driving north on Chippenham Parkway around 12:30 Sunday morning when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into the officer near the Iron Bridge Rd. exit.

The squad car was parked on the shoulder with it's emergency lights on assisting a tow truck driver that was loading a car.

After the initial collision, the officer's vehicle crashed into the tow truck and the vehicle it was loading.

The officer and two pedestrians were taken to VCU Medical Center with non life-threatening injuries.

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