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Three NOPD officers injured in I-10 hit and run


NEW ORLEANS - Three police officers were injured in a car accident on I-10 caused by a suspected drunk driver.

Sunday morning, three officers were investigating a car accident on I-10 near the Esplanade Avenue exit when 34-year-old Percy R. Smith struck the officers with his car. All three officers were transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

Smith is charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Reckless Operation, Disregarding the Officers Signal and Hit and Run.

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