Morgan Co. sheriff's deputies involved in a head-on collision

Sheriff Ana Franklin made a social media post about her deputies asking for prayers.

Posted: Sep 7, 2018 6:06 AM
Updated: Sep 7, 2018 12:30 PM

Two Morgan County Sheriff’s Deputies were involved in a head-on collision according to Sheriff Ana Franklin. That crash happened around 7:40 Thursday night.

Sheriff Franklin made a post on social media around 1 Friday morning asking for prayers for deputies Caleb Brooks and Danny Kelso. Officials stated it was a head-on collision with another car and said the deputies were on duty at the time.

Investigators WAAY 31 spoke to said the crash happened along Highway 55 West and Huckaby Bridge Road in the Falkville area. According to investigators, the second car involved in the crash made a wide turn and hit the deputies head on. 

WAAY 31 also learned from investigators deputy Deputy Kelso suffered multiple leg fractures and is waiting to have surgery at Huntsville Hospital.

Deputy Brooks received stitches and was released from Decatur-Morgan Hospital. The three other people involved in the crash were taken to hosptials in Decatur and Cullman. No word on their condition. 

We are working to find out if there will be any charges in this crash.

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