Fulton County detention officer injured in auto accident - CBS46 News

Fulton County detention officer injured in auto accident

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ATLANTA (CBS ATLANTA) -

A Fulton County detention officer was injured in a head-on collision Tuesday morning.

The accident happened just before 7 a.m. on Northside Drive.

According to Fulton County Sheriff PIO Tracy Flanagan, the officer was hit when another driver lost control of his vehicle, side-swiped a car and then slammed into the officer's personal car.

The Jaws Of Life were used to extricate the officer from the vehicle.

The officer was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital with leg injuries.

The driver of car that caused the accident was taken to the same hospital along with his two passengers.

Atlanta police are handling the investigation of the accident.

CBSAtlanta.com will have more information as it becomes available.

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