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Metro Officer Drives Through Brick Wall in Green Hills Area

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A Metro police officer is injured after smashed through a brick wall in the Green Hills area.

The officer reportedly clocked a car going 80 mph and followed it in a marked car, according to the preliminary investigation. He crashed at Burton Hills Boulevard at Cumberland Place while attempting to make a left turn. Police report he went to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The speed limit where the accident occurred is 30 mph. Police do not suspect alcohol is involved, but are investigating the accident.

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