Cop car hit by suspected drunk driver

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Todd Younkin

A suspected drunk driver was arrested Friday night in Cumberland County after hitting a police cruiser and leading police on a brief chase.

The accident happened along the 600 block of Market Street in Lemoyne.

According to police reports, Todd Michael Younkin,  39, was driving west on  Market Street around 7:30 p.m. when he sideswiped a marked police car that had its emergency lights activated.

Younkin, of New Cumberland, initially pulled over but took off when the officer approached his vehicle.

Police caught up to Younkin a few blocks away and arrested him on suspicion of drunk driving.

He was taken Carlisle Regional Medical Center where he submitted to a blood test, according to police reports.

He was then taken to Cumberland County Prison.

DUI and hit-and-run charges are pending against Younkin.



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