2 Birmingham police officers transported to UAB Hospital after crash on I-59

BPD said one suffered ‘serious injuries’
Two Birmingham Police officers transported to UAB Hospital
Published: May. 25, 2023 at 5:10 AM CDT|Updated: May. 25, 2023 at 5:21 AM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Two Birmingham police officers were transported to UAB Hospital early Thursday morning after a crash on Interstate 59 SB near 19th Street in Ensley.

According to Battalion Chief Carlos Clark, the officers were sitting in their patrol car on the interstate blocking traffic on a separate wreck prior to being struck by a Ford F-150.

Birmingham Fire & Rescue confirmed that the two officers and and the driver of the other vehicle were transported to UAB. One was able to walk and another was on a stretcher.

Birmingham Police Public Information Officer Truman Fitzgerald told WBRC that one of the officers has serious injuries, while the other’s were non-life-threatening.

He said the crash is under investigation.

Crash involving police.
Crash involving police.(Source: Birmingham Police)
Source: WBRC video
Source: WBRC video

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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