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Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 11/ 9/2010

MoCo man facing drunk driving charges

By Washington Post editors

A Silver Spring man is facing drunk driving charges after his SUV crashed into a police cruiser driven by a Howard County officer, The Baltimore Sun reports.

Phillip Vu, 49, has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, driving while impaired and failure to stop at a steady red light.

Vu is accused of running a red light on Little Patuxent Parkway about 2 a.m. Monday morning and striking the police vehicle driven by Officer Kirk Brown.

Brown was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma, where he was treated and released. Vu was not injured.

By Washington Post editors  | November 9, 2010; 11:06 AM ET
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, Maryland  
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