One person in critical condition after being hit by police car in Hazel Green

One person who was riding a bike was taken to the hospital with critical injuries after being struck by a police car in Hazel Green on Tuesday.
Published: Aug. 31, 2022 at 9:20 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 31, 2022 at 9:51 AM CDT
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HAZEL GREEN, Ala. (WAFF) - Willard Austin Mann, 37 who was riding a bike was taken to the hospital with critical injuries after being struck by a police car in Hazel Green on Tuesday.

According to Don Webster with Huntsville Emergency Medical Services Inc. (HEMSI), the crash occurred around 9:30 p.m. on August 30 on Hwy. 231/431 near Kinnard Mill Rd.

A spokesperson for the Huntsville Police Department says that a Huntsville Police Officer was involved in the crash while on their way to work Tuesday night. Sources close to the situation say the officer was not at fault and is not on administrative leave.

Webster says that Mann was taken to Huntsville Trauma Services in critical condition.

Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency are investigating the incident.