Etowah Co. deputy injured in wreck during pursuit

Etowah Co. deputy injured in wreck during pursuit

ETOWAH COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - An Etowah County deputy has serious injuries after being involved in a single-vehicle accident while pursuing a vehicle.

Officials say the deputy was pursuit a fleeing vehicle on County Road 71 near Gilley Road around 10:30 a.m. when the accident occurred.

The deputy was transported by helicopter to a Birmingham hospital. Though the injuries are serious, they do not appear to be life-threatening.

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