Decatur police officer wrecks patrol car
DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) — A Decatur police officer is recovering this morning after wrecking his car overnight.
It happened at about 12:15 Monday morning. Officials say the officer was on patrol, headed north on Central Parkway in south Decatur. He noticed a vehicle speeding south. He attempted to make a traffic stop, but the officer lost control of his vehicle.
The officer ran over a curb and knocked down a street sign and parts the a wooden fence of a nearby home. He was taken to Decatur-Morgan Hospital with minor injuries.
The name of the officer has not been released.