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Crash with Las Vegas police vehicle leads to DUI arrest

A driver was arrested after running a stop sign and striking a Metropolitan Police Department vehicle Wednesday night, police said.

Nobody was reported to have major injuries, but the driver was detained on suspicion of driving under the influence, Metro Lt. Miguel Ibarra said.

Just before 10 p.m. near Harmon Avenue and McLeod Drive, the Metro unit was proceeding through an intersection when the collision occurred, according to the police.

Ibarra said traffic investigators responded to the crash and determined the person was intoxicated.

Contact Dalton LaFerney at dlaferney@reviewjournal.com or at 702-383-0288. Follow @daltonlaferney on Twitter.

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