22 cars involved in major wreck on US-231 near Lacey’s Spring, no major injuries


MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office responded to a major wreck on the new US-231 bridges Monday morning.

According to a tweet from the Sheriff’s Office, at least 20 cars were involved in the wreck.

The Sheriff’s Office told News 19 the first call came in at 6 a.m.

The bridge was completely covered in ice and ALDOT confirmed crews are treating the bridge and Alabama State Troopers are working to clear the crash and re-open the bridges.

Many cars ended up in ditches but were able to be pulled out back onto the road.

Miraculously, no major injuries were reported; just bumps and bruises.

One state trooper slipped on the ice and injured their ankle.

Morgan County EMA said an ambulance was one of the cars involved.

ALGO reported the road was reopened just after 11:30 a.m.

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