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Mesa police involved in short pursuit overnight with DUI suspect, one police cruiser hit

Posted at 6:31 AM, Sep 03, 2016

Mesa police were involved in a short pursuit overnight near Extension and Baseline roads.

Police say one police cruiser was hit after an officer approached the driver of a truck who was stopped on Extension Road and looked to be sleeping.

When an officer tried to talk to the man he made a U-turn and hit a cruiser before driving away.

The driver eventually stopped a few blocks away on Baseline, between Alma School and Extension roads.

Police say alcohol was a factor in the incident.

No officers were hurt.

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