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Retired NFL Player Lawrence Taylor Arrested for Suspected DUI in Florida

by Jillian Sederholm /  / Updated 
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Nov. 8, 2009: Lawrence Taylor is seen in a 2009 mug shot in Miami, Florida.Getty Images

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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.

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