Man's car hit by 18-wheeler

Man's car hit by 18-wheeler

An afternoon crash sent one man to the emergency room with critical injuries.

The wreck happened around one o'clock on Highway 72 in Scottsboro in Jackson County.

Authorities say 73 year old James West of Woodville, was leaving Kentucky Fried Chicken when he pulled out in front of a car and was hit.

The impact sent West into oncoming traffic where he was then hit by an 18-wheeler. West was flown to Huntsville Hospital.

At last check, he was in critical condition.