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Fiery crash involving  officer ‘appears to be medical-related,’ Gwinnett police say
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Fiery crash involving officer ‘appears to be medical-related,’ Gwinnett police say

Fiery crash involving  officer ‘appears to be medical-related,’ Gwinnett police say
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A Gwinnett County police cruiser caught fire on Ga. 124 and Sugarloaf Parkway, according to officials.

Fiery crash involving officer ‘appears to be medical-related,’ Gwinnett police say

A Gwinnett County police cruiser was involved in a fiery, single-vehicle wreck on Sugarloaf Parkway early Monday, according to officials.

“This incident appears to be medical-related,” Gwinnett police Cpl. Michele Pihera told AJC.com in a statement. 

 

The officer wrecked at the intersection of Sugarloaf Parkway and Ga. 124. It was first reported at 5 a.m.

“Other responding officers used a fire extinguisher on the flames,” Pihera said.

The officer was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

Traffic was slow for a time through the intersection but is now clearing, according to the WSB 24-hour Traffic Center

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