Police officer injured in one of two accidents along busy Houston County highway
KINSEY, Ala. (WTVY) - Headland Fire-Rescue in a post on social media were able to confirm some additional details from a pair of wrecks that happened on Tuesday afternoon in the same area, with one wreck involving a Kinsey police officer.
According to the post, they were dispatched at around 3 p.m. to a two-vehicle motor vehicle crash with rollover and heavy damage on U.S. 431 North at Headland Avenue.
Both vehicles were found with moderate damage and no entrapment, with one patient transported to an area hospital for observation.
Then, at around 3:25 p.m., crews with Headland Fire-Rescue were dispatched to a second two-vehicle crash just 200 yards north of the original incident.
That crash also resulted in moderate damages, with all occupants out of the vehicles and one patient transported to an area hospital.
In addition to Headland Fire-Rescue, Dothan Ambulance Service, Kinsey Volunteer Fire, Kinsey Police, Webb Police, Houston County Sheriff’s Office, ALEA Troopers, and Dothan-Houston County EMA responded to the scene.
KINSEY, Ala. (WTVY) - A Kinsey police officer was injured when his patrol car wrecked on Tuesday afternoon, according to law enforcement reports.
That accident happened along U.S. 431 in the small town nestled midway between Dothan and Headland.
Initial indication is the officer suffered back injuries and will be transferred to a Dothan hospital.
The accident caused a major traffic backup along the busy four-lane highway, with additional reports saying traffic was being diverted at the time in the area. This has since been cleared.
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