1 person seriously injured in multi-car crash

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One person was seriously injured when a pickup truck slammed into the back of a tractor-trailer.

COBB COUNTY, Ga. - At least one person was seriously injured after a multi-car crash on I-75 near Delk Road on Saturday night.

Marietta police say a pickup truck slammed into the back of a tractor-trailer that was parked in the emergency lane on the side of the road.

The driver, identified as Miguel Zuniga of Marietta, suffered serious injuries and was taken to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital in critical condition. His condition has since been upgraded to serious.

A Marietta officer’s patrol car was also struck while he was at the scene.

Police say he was trying to pull over the accident when his car was hit by one or two other drivers.

The officer is OK, but the driver of one of the vehicles that struck the patrol car was taken to the hospital complaining of pain.

Police are still investigating the crash and have not filed any charges at this point.