DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - A DeKalb County police cruiser was involved in a wreck on Interstate 85 going southbound at the Pleasantdale exit.

According to police, an officer was parked on the side of the interstate at 2:30 a.m. monitoring for speeding drivers when another vehicle rear-ended the patrol car.

The driver of the vehicle that rear-ended the patrol vehicle was taken into custody and charged with DUI.

The officer was transported to the hospital and is expected to be released.

PHOTOS | Police car rear-ended on I-85 SB