Georgia deputy injured after crash during chase
CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga. - A Cherokee County deputy is recovering at home Wednesday afternoon after being involved in a chase and crash.
The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office says Deputy Andrew Hendrix tried to pull over Joshua Reece Saturday for failing to maintain a lane.
When Hendrix told Reece to turn his car off, authorities say the driver sped off.
Investigators tell FOX 5 during the chase, Hendrix lost control of his vehicle and slammed into another car.
Detectives say the patrol car then went off the road and crashed into a house.
Medics rushed the deputy to the hospital for his injuries.
Deputies say a K-9 unit helped arrest Reece shortly after the crash