GRAYSON, Ga. - Gwinnett County police said a sleeping driver struck an officer Friday morning.
The head-on collision happened during the morning rush-hour on State Route 20 at Bracken Trace in Grayson. Police said the officer was in a left turn lane, heading toward an elementary school on a routine patrol, when he was struck.
Police said the second driver struck the center median and hit a divided highway sign before hitting the police car. He was charged with failure to maintain lane.
Both drivers were hospitalized with non-life-threatening juries but are expected to be OK.
Police said alcohol is not believed to be a factor.
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