Wreck injures 7 on U.S. Highway 231
Published 3:00 am Friday, February 17, 2017
Two people were airlifted to Montgomery and five others were transported to Troy Regional Medical Center after a three-car wreck on U.S. Highway 231 south of Troy.
The crash occurred at approximately 2:30 p.m. on Thursday just past Nebo Road.
The crash is being investigated by Alabama State Troopers, who had not yet released any details in their investigation of the collision at publishing time.
Trooper Kevin Cook said that the team is still working to understand exactly what happened. No names have yet been released.
One car was left twisted on the side of the road, with the engine completely ripped out of the vehicle and the cab hanging onto the hood by a thread.
A minivan also sustained heavy front-end damage.
The third vehicle did not appear to suffer any major damage.
Troopers did not release which injured drivers belonged to which vehicle.
The wreck shut down both lanes of U.S. 231 for over an hour.