Police cruiser T-boned in Riverdale - CBS46 News

Police cruiser T-boned in Riverdale

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RIVERDALE, GA (CBS46) -

An officer responding to a call was hit by a car on his way to the scene.

The Riverdale police officer was headed southbound on SR 85 on his way to a burglary in progress. His sirens and lights were on as he tried to make a left turn on to Lamar Hutchinson Parkway.

That's when another driver slammed into the passenger side of the cruiser.

The officer was taken to Southern Regional Medical Center after complaining about back pain.

The driver of the car that hit the cruiser was charged with failure to yield, but not arrested.

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