Off-duty Douglasville police officer charged with DUI - CBS46 News

Off-duty Douglasville police officer charged with DUI after crash

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DOUGLAS COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

An off-duty Douglasville police officer was charged with DUI after he was injured in a car accident Thursday morning.

Georgia State police report Officer Torre Langley overturned his personal vehicle after striking a culvert.

The accident happened just after midnight near the intersection of Highway 5 and Sweetwater Road.

Langley was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital and he is reportedly in the ICU.

Georgia State police said a blood test was taken for alcohol impairment, and the results are pending.

Langley was charged with DUI and failure to maintain lane.

Douglasville Police Chief Chris Womack said Langley has been placed on administrative leave, pending the investigation. According to Womack, it has not been determined if Langley's leave will be paid or unpaid.

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