From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
TRUSSVILLE — An accident involving a motorcycle, 18-wheeler and wire occurred near the intersection of Mack Roper and Roper Road in Trussville just before noon Thursday, May 23.
Roper Road (County 10 South) at Mack Roper Road — near the Trussville Country Club — is closed and could remain closed for several hours. Drivers are advised to use Interstate 59 and Interstate 459 to get to and from Moody.
“Allegedly a tractor-trailer truck was coming northbound on County 10 South took down a low hanging wire,” said Sgt. Riner of The Trussville Police Department. “The motorcycle that was following behind was struck by the wire, as it was following, causing injury to the driver of the motorcycle.
“This is a preliminary investigation, of course. We are still in the data collection phase.”
The extent of the motorcyclist’s injuries is not known at this time.
This is a developing story, updates will be provided as they become available.