Butts County deputy injured in collision

A Butts County sheriff’s deputy was injured after his patrol car collided with a tractor-trailer Thursday afternoon in Lamar County, the Georgia State Patrol said.

A state patrol spokesman said the wreck took place on Parker Branch Road and Ga. 36 just before 5 p.m. The deputy was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. The driver of the tractor-trailer wasn’t injured.

The accident is under investigation by the state patrol