A suspected DUI driver hit Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill's patrol car Friday night, the sheriff said in a Facebook post.
Photo: Clayton County Sheriff's Office
Photo: Clayton County Sheriff's Office

Clayton County sheriff involved in wreck with suspected DUI driver

Authorities are saying that a man in Clayton County couldn’t have picked a worse vehicle to hit Friday night while allegedly driving drunk.

The suspected DUI driver hit Sheriff Victor Hill’s vehicle.

Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill
Photo: JOHN SPINK/JSPINK@AJC.COM

In a Facebook post, Hill said that he was not seriously injured during the crash, but his backup patrol car is now out of commission. Lovejoy police are investigating the crash, and a department spokesman told AJC.com it took place at Tara Boulevard and Lovejoy Road.

The suspect was taken into custody and charged with DUI and failure to yield during a left turn. Lovejoy police identified him as Lawrence Howard Jordan.


Sheriff Victor Hill was involved in an accident tonight caused by a DUI suspect who is now in custody facing the wall at...

Posted by Victor Hill on Friday, April 3, 2020

AJC.com has reached out to the sheriff’s office for more information.

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