Police officer hit by car while trying to stop traffic - CBS46 News

Police officer hit by car while trying to stop traffic in Atlanta

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ATLANTA (CBS46) -

A Gwinnett County police officer was hit by a car Sunday afternoon while directing traffic in a funeral procession.

According to Atlanta police, the officer was hit on his motorcycle at I-85 and GA-400 in Atlanta.

The officer was trying to stop traffic when the brakes on his motorcycle locked up.

The officer suffered minor bruises due to the accident.

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