Clayton Police Officer Hit by Car in Chase, Injured

5:06 PM, Dec 12, 2012   |    comments
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CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. (WXIA) -- Clayton County Police say an officer was struck by a vehicle while responding to a call Wednesday.

The officer was responding to a suspected burglary at an empty building that used to be a K-mart on Old Dixie Rd near I-75.

He was hit and injured by a fleeing pickup in the parking lot.

Officers say the truck crashed as it went through some bushes trying to get on to the entrance ramp from Old Dixie Road to I-75 North.

No word on the officer's injuries at this point. He was conscious and airlifted to Atlanta Medical Center.

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