Gwinnett County police officer hurt in fiery crash

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A Gwinnett County Police officer was rushed to the hospital early Monday morning after a fiery crash involving a patrol car. 

It happened on Sugarloaf Parkway at Scenic Highway.

According to police, after the crash, the patrol car burst into flames, but the officer managed to escape. It appears the crash left a giant hole in the ground where a tree was uprooted. 

Police said the officer suffered minor injuries.