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WPRI: Charges upgraded in DUI crash that injured officer

walkinpvd-iconA Warwick man accused of driving drunk and hitting a city police officer with his vehicle is facing new charges.

The officer was conducting traffic on Warwick Avenue due to a power outage Sunday night when he was struck by a vehicle making a left turn from Sandy Lane, according to police.

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On Tuesday, Warwick police announced the charges had been amended due to the seriousness of the injuries suffered by the officer.

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