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Officer Involved Wreck in Decatur Results in Arrest

Photo: MGN Online

Photo: MGN Online

DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – A wreck involving an officer in Decatur  resulted in an arrest on Wednesday.

Just after 7 p.m., a car driving westbound on Cedar Lake Rd. lost control and slid sideways into a police cruiser that was driving eastbound.

After sliding to a stop, the driver of the car that lost control ran.  Police initially lost the driver after a foot pursuit, but soon found him.

The driver was arrested on outstanding misdemeanor warrants.  Several additional traffic charges will be filed.

The driver was uninjured from the crash and the officer had minor scrapes and scratches.  Neither required treatment.


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