Officer hit in crash on I-65 in Jefferson Co.

Fultondale officer involved in crash
Fultondale officer involved in crash(WBRC)
Published: Nov. 5, 2022 at 6:55 AM CDT
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JEFFERSON CO., Ala. (WBRC) - The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports a crash happened on I-65 northbound around 4:43 a.m. on Saturday morning. WBRC learned this was a crash involving a Fultondale officer.

Fultondale Fire Chief Justin McKenzie tells us a car traveling on I-65 NB broke down in the middle of the road. Fultondale police responded to the scene and in the process of moving the stranded vehicle, a third car hit the police cruiser and the cruiser hit the officer, according to Chief McKenzie.

The officer was responsive after the accident and his injuries are non-life-threatening. Chief McKenzie also says two other people involved in the accident were taken to the hospital for their injuries.

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