Police officer injured after serious car crash

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A Forsyth County deputy has been transported to a local hospital after another car crashed into his patrol vehicle.

The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office said that Deputy First Class Ron Reeves was sitting in his patrol car on the shoulder of Ga. State Route 400 when a 2005 Ford Focus ran into the back of his car Friday night.

Reeves had been working traffic enforcement at the time.

Reeves suffered serious injuries in the crash. He has been transported to the hospital and is recovering now

The driver of the other car, 27-year-old Aaron Riley Russell, is suspected of being under the influence during the crash, officials said.

Russell was also driving on a suspended and revoked driver's license. Authorities said he is "currently considered a Habitual Violator."

Russell was also taken to an area hospital and is being treated for his nonlife-threatening injuries.

The Georgia State Patrol is currently investigating the crash.