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Akron Police Officers Injured by DUI/OVI Suspect

Friday evening, three Akron officers stationed at the site of a car accident on Interstate 76 were struck and injured by motorist supspected of being intoxicated. The officers were treated at area hospitals and released.

Dwayne Shepherd, 33, was driving a 1998 Ford Expedition when he struck the officers and two police cruisers. Shepherd has been charged with driving under the influence, failure to control his vehicle, and abuse of marijuana. Shepherd is scheduled to be arraigned in Akron Municipal Court on Wednesday.

If you have been charged with DUI/OVI, a knowledgeable DUI/OVI attorney can help you protect your interests both in and out of the courtroom. For experienced legal advice, contact an Akron DUI/OVI Attorney today.