The incident took place on Wednesday night, according to police. Two officers were investigating a previous crash and had their emergency lights activated. The officers were standing outside of their vehicle when another car struck theirs, which then slammed into the officers.
The officers were both injured and taken to the hospital for treatment.
The driver of the vehicle that struck them was identified as 36-year-old Paige Gruzlewski, who was arrested on three counts of DUI with damage to property.
Tallahassee DUI LawsYou might believe that DUI charges are lesser charges, but this is not always the case. These cases come with severe consequences, especially in cases involving a DUI crime with injuries. You could be looking at a lengthy prison term and a period of probation, as well as fines and victim restitution, depending on the circumstances of your case. The penalties associated with DUI cases can be avoided when you work quickly to obtain help from a legal professional.
If you are facing these types of charges, it is imperative to have a DUI defense attorney on your side to help you understand your options. With many DUI cases, you might be able to have charges lessened, or even dismissed entirely, due to lack of evidence and many other defenses that individuals bring each year. At Musca Law, our experienced professionals in Florida have assisted many people in the midst of their DUI cases and are willing to work with you until your case is resolved. We will work from all angles in your case and supply you with the best defense to move forward. Please contact us for more information at (888) 484-5057.
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