Troopers Respond to Three Area Auto Accidents (One Involving 18-Wheeler) on Tuesday

Alabama State Troopers worked three separate accidents – one of those involving an 18-wheeler – around the area on Tuesday, with no one being hurt.

State Troopers and Cherokee County personnel responded to reports of a vehicle fire on County Road 6 around 4:00am; according to information from the Trooper Post at Decatur, the driver of a 2010 Chevy Silverado reported to authorities that the vehicle caught fire while traveling down the road.  Firefighters responded immediately – and the blaze was extinguished quickly with no one receiving any injuries in the incident; the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

In DeKalb County there was a two-vehicle wreck on County Road 397 – around 10:00 that night involving a 2006 Chevrolet being driven by a female resident of Albertville and a 2019 Ford driven by a female resident of Boaz.

In Etowah County – there was an accident involving a 2020 Freightliner, being driven by a male resident of Texas – and a 2008 Honda, being driven by a female resident of Rainbow City.  That accident occurred at 11:50am on I-59 at mile marker 181.

All three wrecks remain under investigation by Alabama State Troopers.


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