MADISON COUNTY, AL (WAFF) –
A deputy was injured after being struck by a vehicle during a traffic stop in Gurley, early Monday morning.
The wreck happened around 4 a.m. on Highway 72 at Salty Bottom Road.
According to authorities, the deputy was performing a traffic stop when a minivan hit his cruiser from behind at a high speed. The deputy was standing on the driver’s side of the stopped vehicle and was dragged several feet and thrown to the ground.