• Marietta officer injured in Cobb crash


    COBB COUNTY, Ga. - A Marietta police officer suffered minor injuries in a Wednesday afternoon crash.

    The accident happened at the State Route 120 Loop near Atlanta Street in Marietta.

    News Chopper 2 flew over the busy intersection, where several Cobb and Marietta public safety workers responded to the scene.

    News Chopper 2's Jason Durden said the injured officer was taken to a hospital.

    Another driver involved in the accident had ended up going the wrong way on Atlanta Street, slamming into a pickup truck.  Channel 2 Action News is checking on the conditions of those drivers.

    All eastbound lanes of the south 120 loop are closed. Northbound and southbound lanes of Atlanta Street are also closed.

    Drivers are advised to avoid the area.  Download the free WSB-TV traffic app for detour information.

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