Leighton Police Officer Injured, Recovering In Huntsville Hospital

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

There is new information on an officer-involved wreck that happened Thursday night.  The Leighton Police Officer, 59-year-old Jeff Jacobs, is in fair condition at Huntsville Hospital.

Authorities say Jacobs was trying to pull over a car on Fennel Road in Leighton when the patrol car left the road and went into a tree line.

The officer was trapped in his patrol car until firefighters could free him.