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Man Charged With DUI After Crashing Into A Tampa Detective’s Police Cruiser

According to a report in the St. Petersburg Times, a Zephyrhills man has been charged with DUI after veering head-on into a police car driven by a Tampa detective before trying to flee from the scene of the accident. Alexander Rodriguez was treated at a hospital following the crash and released. Three hours after the accident he registered a blood alcohol level of .113 according to police reports.

Rodriguez allegedly crashed into Detective Bryan Felts’ car causing the Tampa officer numerous lacerations. Felts crawled out of his car following the crash and chased down Rodriguez’s car catching up to the suspect after a quarter of a mile. The 27-year-old Rodriguez has been charged with DUI, DUI causing damage to property and person, leaving the scene of an accident that caused injury and driving with a suspended or revoked license.

If you have been charged with a DUI in Tampa or Hillsborough County, please do not hesitate to contact Tampa DUI Attorney Stephen Higgins, Esq. at 1-800-FIGHT-IT (1800-344-4848) to discuss the matter. Also you can contact Stephen in our new Tampa office located at 3426 W. Kennedy Blvd.

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