From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
GADSDEN – Just after 2 p.m. today the Etowah County Sheriff’s Office received a 991 call reporting a vehicle had gone off the Meighan Bridge in Gadsden reported WVTM13.
The Gadsden Fire Department is saying search crews have discovered the area of the vehicle is located in the Coosa River and is calling the search a recovery operation.
The pickup truck is reportedly submerged in 20 feet of water making it challenging for divers to locate.
It is unknown it’s how many people are inside the pickup, but several agencies are on the scene in this recovery operation including the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s Marine Division, Etowah County Sheriff’s Office, Gadsden Fire Department and Gadsden Police Department.