Updated:DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. —
A DeKalb County police officer suffered minor injuries in a wreck Tuesday afternoon in Lithonia.
The wreck happened around 5:45 p.m. near Panola Road at Benton Drive.
The officer was responding to a call when a car pulled out from a side street. The officer swerved, trying to avoid the car, but lost control and hit a tree.
Panola Road at Benton Drive was shut down as police investigated at the scene.
The officer was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital. He's expected to be OK.