Sweetwater Police sergeant recovering after suspected DUI crash; driver arrested

SWEETWATER, FLA. (WSVN) - Rescue crews took a Sweetwater Police sergeant to the hospital after, officials said, he was struck by a suspected drunk driver.

Sweetwater Police and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue units responded to the scene of the crash at the corner of Southwest 109th Avenue and Third Street, Saturday night.

The driver was arrested on charges of driving under the influence.

Police said the sergeant was taken to an area hospital in stable condition.

In a tweet posted Sunday morning, Sweetwater Police officials warned the public about the dangers of drunk driving.

Late Sunday night, police said the sergeant was released from the hospital and is recovering at home.

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