Officer expected to be OK after patrol car hit on I-485

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A Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer suffered minor injuries Saturday after being rear ended on I-485 in west Charlotte.

CMPD said the officer was assisting the Highway Patrol shortly after 11 a.m. on the inner loop of I-485 near I-85 when a black sedan rear ended the patrol car.

The officer and the driver of the sedan were transported to the ER by Medic. Officials said the officer and the driver suffered minor injuries.

Police continue to investigate to determine if charges will be filed.