Man arrested for DUI after deputy-involved wreck

MADISON COUNTY, AL (WAFF) –

A deputy was injured after being struck by a vehicle during a traffic stop in Gurley, early Monday morning.

 

The wreck happened around 4 a.m. on Highway 72 at Salty Bottom Road.

 

According to authorities, the deputy was performing a traffic stop when a minivan hit his cruiser from behind at a high speed. The deputy was standing on the driver’s side of the stopped vehicle and was dragged several feet and thrown to the ground.

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