An Alabama State Trooper was involved in a car wreck at the intersection of Sutton Road and U.S. 431 in Huntsville, Alabama on Thursday, May 7th. According to a report in the Huntsville Times, Alabama State Trooper Blake Wilson’s patrol car was struck head on when he was attempting to turn left from Sutton Road to go north on U.S. 431. Trooper Wilson was taken to Huntsville Hospital. The report notes that the accident will be investigated by the Huntsville State Trooper post as part of standard procedure.
As Huntsville Alabama car accident attorneys, we see this type of accident far too often. In 2007, Madison County, where Huntsville is located had 10,587 motor vehicle accidents 2,901 of which involved someone who was injured. Furthermore, there were 34 fatal motor vehicle accidents in Madison County in 2007. In Huntsville alone in 2007, there were 7,651 motor vehicle accidents 1,914 of which involved someone who was injured. In 2007, Huntsville had 19 fatal motor vehicle accidents.