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Retired NFL Player Lawrence Taylor Arrested for Suspected DUI in Florida

Former NFL star Lawrence Taylor was arrested Friday evening under suspicion of driving under the influence after the car he was driving sideswiped a police car and struck a motor home, according to NBC affiliate WPTV.

Lawrence Taylor Mug Shot
Nov. 8, 2009: Lawrence Taylor is seen in a 2009 mug shot in Miami, Florida. Getty Images

The retired New York Giants linebacker was driving in Palm Beach Gardens, about an hour from Miami, at 5:20 p.m. when his Bentley hit the motor home and swiped a side mirror on the police car while switching lanes, WPTV reported.

Taylor, 57, was taken to Palm Beach County Jail, WPTV reported.

No injuries were reported.

The two-time Super Bowl champion played with the Giants from 1981 to 1993. He is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Taylor has had a string of legal trouble since retiring from the NFL, including an arrest for having sex with a minor and twice getting busted for leaving the scene of an accident, once in 1996 and again in 2009 in Florida.