1 injured after crashing into Trussville Christmas tree
From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
TRUSSVILLE –A man was injured when his pickup truck crashed into the Trussville Christmas tree between West Mall and North Chalkville Road on Tuesday.
Trussville Fire and Rescure chief Tim Shotts said the man was transported to the hospital in stable condition following the crash.
A witness said the truck hit the curb on Brentwood Avenue before accelerating across West Mall, jumping the curb and crashing into the Christmas tree. A decorative street lamp post and two crepe myrtle trees were destroyed in the process.
The pickup truck caused extensive damage to the trunk and knocked off several lower limbs on the Brentwood side of the Chistmas tree. Bob Davis said the tree was originally brought to Trussville from McMinn County, Tenn.