AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - An Auburn police officer was seriously injured in a car accident Tuesday morning on I-85 near marker 56 in Lee County.
Police Chief Paul Register says the officer was in his patrol car diverting traffic when a driver hit him from behind. Both the officer and the driver were transported to the hospital. The officer is expected to recover.
A second officer at the scene was not injured.
The victims' names have not been released at this time.