Charges pending against police officer involved in deadly crash with scooter

Charges pending against police officer involved in deadly crash with scooter

Scooter rider hit, killedby officer in Atlanta

ATLANTA — A motorized scooter rider is dead after an accident involving an Atlanta police officer in a marked patrol car, police said.

The accident happened in the intersection of Newcastle Street and Washington Place around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The Department of Public Safety told Channel 2 Action News the motorized scooter rider was pronounced dead at Grady Memorial Hospital.

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Officials said Officer Ryan Chandler, 24, was left uninjured but was also taken to Grady Memorial Hospital for evaluation.

An investigation showed Chandler ran through a stop sign without using emergency equipment.

Charges are pending the completion of the investigation, which remains ongoing.

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