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Here’s something that rarely happens with Police Officers, but last night around 11:30 pm on Maryland Route 4 – Pennsylvania Avenue extended right before the Patuxent River Bridge, two Maryland State Troopers in pursuit of an Impaired driver crashed into each other!!

State Troopers Warren Thompson and Kamil Kozoil were hurt in the crash as they pursued a DUI driver.  Both drivers were taken to the hospital.

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Kozoil was taken by ambulance to Prince George’s Hospital, while Thompson was flown to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Both are expected to survive.


The driver they had been hunting was later stopped by a Maryland Natural Resources Police officer and busted for a DUI.


The crash is being investigated.

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