Officer hurt in I-285 wreck under airport runway

9:52 AM, Feb 20, 2013   |    comments
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ATLANTA -- A wreck involving a Clayton County police officer inside the airport tunnel just before 3 a.m. closed three right lanes of eastbound Interstate 285 for a time Wednesday morning.

Clayton County police say the officer was sitting in his patrol car on a traffic stop with a tractor trailer when a second truck struck his vehicle.

The officer was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The affected lanes were all open by 5 a.m.

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