Police: Drunk driver attempts to run down state troopers in Charlotte

Police: Drunk driver attempts to run down state troopers in Charlotte

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by WCNC.com staff

WCNC.com

Posted on June 15, 2013 at 10:36 AM

Updated Saturday, Jun 15 at 12:23 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A drunk driver tried to run down a state trooper in south Charlotte, according to the highway patrol.

It happened at I-77 and Clanton Road late Friday.

Troopers say they found the suspect’s car idle on the exit ramp, and he tried to drive away when they approached.

The driver allegedly charged at them with his car at one point. No one was hurt.

The man was arrested for DWI and other charges.

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