Law enforcement officers involved in Augusta traffic accident

Published: Sep. 15, 2022 at 11:02 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 16, 2022 at 4:53 PM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Law enforcement officers were involved in a multi-vehicle traffic accident, authorities said Friday.

It happened just before 9:30 p.m. Thursday on Peach Orchard Road at the eastbound Interstate 520 ramp, according to the Georgia State Patrol.

A vehicle failed to obey a traffic-control device and struck the right side an unmarked law enforcement vehicle occupied by four FBI task force officers and Richmond County deputies, according to the patrol.

The deputy seated in the right rear seat, nearest the area of impact, suffered a a laceration to her leg and was taken to an area hospital via a marked law enforcement vehicle.

No significant injuries were reported.