Car bomb explodes in Parrish

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A Walker County man was sitting in his vehicle on Wednesday, when a bomb exploded. The victim is now in serious condition at UAB Hospital.

Agents with the ATF and FBI have been called in to assist police to find out who planted the explosive device.

This all happened around 6:00 pm at a home on Crest Avenue in the Walker County community of Parrish.

Walker County's Sheriff says it is unknown what type of explosive device it was or how it was detonated. He did say the explosion was confined to the inside of the truck.

Sheriff John Mark Tirey says this incident is shocking.

Authorities at this time are not releasing the victims name and it is unknown if his injuries are life threatening.

If you know anything about this crime you are urged to call the Walker County Sheriff's Office or the Parrish Police Department.