Officer injured in crash on Downtown Connector

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ATLANTA, Ga. - Police say a suspected drunk driver hit an officer in a crash that tied up traffic for hours on the Downtown Connector.        

The accident happened about 3 a.m. Sunday on Interstate 75/85 at University Avenue.

Some drivers were stuck in the congestion so long they opened their car doors.    

Authorities said the officer received minor injuries and was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital.