Moreland Ave. was blocked in all lanes and in both directions Friday morning after an off-duty Marta officer was involved in a car collision. The accident happened near the 600 block of Moreland near Pendleton Street, which is south of Glenwood Avenue. Reports suggest the off-duty officer was injured in the crash at around 7 a.m.
The possible injuries the officer may have sustained are still unknown. He was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital.
Additionally, there is information that utility pole lines were knocked down during the crash.
Lanes on Moreland Avenue were blocked soon afterwards and so far there is no confirmation that the road congestion has been cleared.