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Police: DWI charge for driver who hit patrol car in Westbury

Two Nassau County police officers were taken to a hospital for evaluation after a drunken driver hit their stopped patrol car Wednesday night in Westbury, police said.

The officers had just made a traffic stop and were sitting in their marked police car, overhead emergency lights flashing, when it was hit by a 2011 Volkswagen at 10:05 p.m. on Old Country Road, police said.

The driver of the Volkswagen, Annamarie Siederman, 31, of Wantagh, was arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated, assault, and vehicle and traffic law infractions, police said.

She was also taken to a hospital to be evaluated, police said.

Siederman was arraigned Thursday and held on bail of $4,000 bond or $2,000 cash. Her attorney did not immediately return calls late Thursday afternoon.

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