DPS officer injured in I-10 crash

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PHOENIX -- A DPS officer is in serious condition today after his patrol car was rear-ended while his tending to a traffic accident.

This occurred at around 9:30 p.m. Friday on eastbound Interstate 10 at the US 60 interchange. 

The officer was tending to a previous accident when a suspected drunk driver ran into the back of the patrol car.

The officer was sitting in the front seat and two civilians from from the previous accident were in the back. 

The officer an one of the civilians were taken to local hospitals with serious injuries but both are expected to recover.