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Boston Police Cruiser Struck by Car

The incident occurred on Thursday night

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A Boston Police Department cruiser was struck by a car on Thursday night.

According to the department, the crash occurred around 10 p.m. at Washington and School Streets near the E-13 station.

The cruiser was struck by a car while driving through the intersection.

Both vehicles ended up on the sidewalk.

The officer and the operator of the car were transported to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.

The operator of the car that struck the cruiser was identified as Chazreyl Francis, age 27, of Mattapan.

He was arrested and charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence and Failure to Yield to an Emergency Vehicle.

Francis will be arraigned in West Roxbury District Court on Friday.

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