Alabama man, 22, critically injured in weekend crash

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The driver of a Nissan Altima was ejected when the vehicle overturned off Danville Road early Sunday. Decatur police said someone reported the crash to 911 at about 4:20 a.m.

Posted: Feb. 19, 2018 2:42 PM

DECATUR, Ala. (AP) - Police say a 22-year-old Alabama man is critically injured after a single-car crash in Decatur.

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The driver of a Nissan Altima was ejected when the vehicle overturned off Danville Road early Sunday. Decatur police said someone reported the crash to 911 at about 4:20 a.m.

Police spokeswoman Emme Long said Monday the driver, 22-year-old Shyquan Jamal Draper of Somerville, was in critical condition at a hospital in Huntsville.

Long said Draper was the only person in the car. She said the cause of the crash is still being investigated.

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This story has been corrected to reflect that a Decatur police spokeswoman said the crash victim was not dead but was in critical condition.

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2/19/2018 11:26:06 AM (GMT -6:00)

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