Trooper involved in accident in Roebuck

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - An Alabama state trooper was involved in a traffic accident in Roebuck Thursday evening.

Around 7:30pm, a trooper was driving northbound through a green light along Roebuck Parkway at Gadsden Highway when police say a pedestrian attempted to cross the road.

The person was struck by the trooper driving an unmarked patrol car. The pedestrian was transported by Birmingham Fire and Rescue to St Vincent's East with what police describe as very minor injuries.

Birmingham police are investigating the accident.

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