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Officer injured after being struck by car on I-59 South near Arkadelphia Road

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- A police officer was injured Saturday night after being hit by a vehicle on Interstate 59 South near Arkadelphia Road.

The officer, whose condition is unknown at this time, was reportedly assisting a stranded motorist when a car struck him. The officer was taken to an area hospital with undisclosed injuries.

ABC 33/40 will follow this story and provide updates as more information is made available.

Around the same time as the accident, another Birmingham police officer was shot in Ensley. Details surrounding the incident have yet to be released.
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