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Female Driver Slams Into Stamford Police Cruiser; Officer Injured

A Stamford Police officer suffered injuries after his police cruiser was "t-boned" by a driver Saturday. A Stamford woman is facing charges that left with the officer with injuries. The extent of the injuries was unknown.
A Stamford Police officer suffered injuries after his police cruiser was "t-boned" by a driver Saturday. A Stamford woman is facing charges that left with the officer with injuries. The extent of the injuries was unknown. Photo Credit: File

STAMFORD, Conn. -- A Stamford Police officer was injured after a driver blew through a stop sign and slammed into his police vehicle Saturday morning, police said.

Officer James Webb was northbound on Richmond Hill Avenue when he spotted a vehicle speeding out of Taylor Street.

"A car came flying out of Taylor Street and he attempted to avoid it but couldn't and they collided," Sgt. John Scalise said. The vehicle struck Webb on the driver side of the vehicle.

Webb suffered injuries to his neck and his left side shoulder, arm and legs. He was transported to Stamford Hospital but the severity of his injuries is unknown.

Yoselyn Campos-Lopez, 24, of 7 Waverly Place was charged with second-degree assault with a motor vehicle while under the influence of an alcohol or drug, operate a motor vehicle without a license, operate an unregistered motor vehicle, failure to obey a stop sign and driving under the influence of an alcohol or drug.

It wasn't known the extent of her injuries.

There was no further information on court date or bond.

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