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Trooper, two others 'sustain injuries' in crash on MLK Dr. in Atlanta

The incident happened Friday evening.
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ATLANTA — A trooper and two others "sustained injuries," Georgia State Patrol said, in a crash that followed a pursuit in Atlanta Friday night.

GSP said it happened on MLK Jr. Dr. around 9:30 p.m. with a stolen Jeep Cherokee.

According to GSP, the pursuing trooper "was involved in a traffic crash with two other motorists."

"The trooper and the other two motorists involved all sustained injuries," GSP said.

GSP said Saturday morning that the trooper had been treated at an Atlanta-area hospital and was released. The injuries to the other two individuals were described as not life-threatening.

According to GSP, a stolen gun was also recovered following the chase.