Atlanta, GA (March 7, 2024) – Authorities are currently investigating a traffic incident that took place on the evening of Wednesday, March 7, 2024, in Atlanta. The two-vehicle collision at the intersection of DeFoor Place and Chattahoochee Avenue involved an Atlanta police officer and resulted in injuries to three individuals, including the officer.

Emergency services were dispatched to the scene shortly before 7:30 p.m. where they found that both the police officer and the two individuals in the other vehicle had sustained non-life-threatening injuries. The identity of the individuals involved and the precise nature of their injuries have not been disclosed to the public. The intersection was closed for a period of time to allow for an on-site collision analysis and cleanup.

The preliminary investigation into what led to the collision is ongoing. At this stage, the authorities have not released any information regarding the cause of the crash or whether any charges have been filed. The police are asking any witnesses or individuals with additional information about the crash to come forward to assist with the investigation.

Local residents were alerted to the potential for traffic delays in the area as the investigation progressed. Officials stressed the importance of road safety and the adherence to traffic laws, especially at busy intersections known for previous traffic incidents.

Source: Local Accident Reports