Motorcyclist Killed in Jefferson County, AL, Ambulance Accident
Jefferson County, AL -- May 11, 2017, a motorcyclist was fatally injured due to an accident where their vehicle crashed with an ambulance on 9th Avenue.
Jefferson County Police reported that the accident happened just after midnight outside the UAB Medical Center along 9th Avenue Southwest.
According to police reports, a motorcyclist was traveling northbound along 9th when an ambulance turned onto the roadway in front of him. This resulted in a rear-end collision that ejected him onto the roadway.
Officials say the motorcyclist sustained critical injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. No one else was hurt.
Police did not release any additional details surrounding the accident. Investigations are ongoing.
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