CARROLL COUNTY, Ga. — An officer was critically injured following a crash in Carroll County.
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According to Georgia State Patrol, troopers were called to a vehicle crash with injuries Monday morning on State Route 61 near State Route 166.
Officials said a Douglasville police officer was traveling south on SR-61 in a marked patrol vehicle. The vehicle was going around a curve and went off the road, authorities said.
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GSP said the car hit a power pole after going off the road.
The officer had to be freed from the car and was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital in critical condition.
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The officer’s age and identity have not been released.
Channel 2 Actions News has reached out to the Douglasville Police Department, but has not yet heard back.
The investigation is ongoing.
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