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2 officers sent to hospital after collision involving alleged impaired driver: Toronto police

Police say the incident occurred around 11:30 p.m.
Police say the incident occurred around 11:30 p.m. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

Toronto police say two officers were sent to hospital late Friday after a collision involving an alleged impaired driver.

A police spokesperson told Global News the incident occurred around 11:30 p.m. when a vehicle crossed into an oncoming lane and crashed into a police cruiser.

Police said it happened near Brenyon Way and Sheppard Avenue East in Scarborough.

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Two officers who were in the cruiser were transported to hospital with minor injuries and are expected to be off-duty for several days.

The driver of the vehicle was arrested and charged with impaired offences, the spokesperson said.

It is unclear if they were also injured in the crash.

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