From The Tribune staff reports
LEEDS — Authorities have reported that an officer with the Leeds Police Department has been hospitalized following a weekend car accident.
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Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division were dispatched to a two-vehicle crash involving a Leeds Police Department vehicle at approximately 11:04 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16.
Troopers say the driver of a private vehicle failed to stop at a stop sign and struck a Leeds patrol vehicle. The crash occurred at the intersection of Parkway Drive at Eloise Street in Leeds.
Officer Jordan Palmer was transported to St. Vincent’s East with a possible broken leg. The other driver also was transported to the hospital for evaluation.
No other information is available at this time as Troopers continue to investigate.