Deputy's car involved in crash


A Richmond County Sheriff’s vehicle was in an accident Friday night.

At 7:22 p.m., dispatch got a call for an accident involving an officer’s car on Gay Drive off of Mike Padgett Highway. No major injuries were reported, the officer was taken to the Medical College of Georgia Hospital with a minor head injury, a dispatcher said.

The car had a K-9 unit in the back that was transported to an animal hospital, but the injuries were not thought to be life threatening.



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