Birmingham police officers involved in wreck during pursuit of stolen car

Birmingham police officers involved in wreck during pursuit of stolen car
Birmingham PD cruiser after wreck. (Source: WBRC Staff)

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Three people, including two Birmingham police officers, were involved in a wreck around 8 p.m. Friday evening while chasing a stolen vehicle suspect.

According to officials, a unit with two officers began pursuit of a possible stolen car reported out of Huntsville. They attempted to stop that vehicle, but it began fleeing the officers.

During the pursuit, the police cruiser collided with a vehicle not involved in the chase at the corner of Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive and Dennison Avenue.

The two police officers and the citizen driving that vehicle were all taken to an area hospital for treatment. None of their injuries, according to officials, were life threatening.

Authorities say the suspect in the stolen vehicle got away after that wreck. No word on a description of the car police were chasing.

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