Tucson police cruiser struck by suspected drunk driver

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- A Tucson police lieutenant was struck by a suspected drunk driver early Saturday morning.

The accident at Oracle Road and Orange Grove closed the intersection for several hours.

Lieutenant Lew Bentley was on-duty in a marked TPD cruiser driving northbound when he was struck by a driver who ran a red light.

Bentley sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a hospital and released.

The accident is still under investigation.