Atlanta Motorcycle Officer Hurt when Cycle, Car Collide

12:41 PM, Sep 9, 2013   |    comments
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ATLANTA (AP) - An officer for Atlanta's public transit system is hospitalized after his motorcycle and a car collided.
Police say the wreck happened shortly before 10 a.m. on Piedmont Circle near Monroe Drive in northeast Atlanta.
MARTA spokeswoman Lyle Harris tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ( that the officer was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital with chest pains. Harris said the officer's injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
The officer's name wasn't released. Authorities say the driver of the car was not injured.
MARTA is short for Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority.
Information from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution,

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