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CHP car slammed by suspect drunk driver in Lawndale; officers OK

A California Highway Patrol cruiser was struck by a suspected drunk driver near Inglewood Avenue and the 405 Freeway in Lawndale on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013.

November 6, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
Two California Highway Patrol officers are doing OK after a suspected drunk driver slammed into their cruiser.

The crash happened around 3 a.m. Wednesday near Inglewood Avenue and the 405 Freeway in Lawndale.

Police say the officers assigned to that vehicle were conducting a traffic stop when the accident occurred. The officers were not inside the car at the time of the crash.

The officers were not hurt. The driver of the other vehicle was taken into custody.