Chase ends in wreck in Muscle Shoals

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MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (WHNT) – WHNT News 19 is on the scene of a wreck in Muscle Shoals. Law enforcement agents say they were pursuing a vehicle involved in the wreck.

Alabama Law Enforcement Agents say a Conservation Officer stopped to check on a motorist who was parked on the side of the road. When the officer got behind the vehicle, the driver took off. They say a short pursuit ended when the driver hit the back of a car stopped at the intersection.

The wreck has closed a portion of the intersection of Highway 43 and Highway 72 in Muscle Shoals. Emergency crews took at least one person to the hospital.

State troopers are handling the investigation.