Courtland Police Chief Dennis Sharp was seriously injured in a two-vehicle accident involving a tractor Friday, according to authorities.

Sharp was initially transported to North Alabama Medical Center in Florence for head trauma, according to Greg Randolph, owner of Greg's Ambulance Service.

Around 4 p.m., Mayor Linda Peebles said Sharp was being transferred to Huntsville Hospital. She said Sharp was on duty at the time of the accident.

The crash occurred around 12:50 p.m. on Alabama 33 near the Lawrence County 281 intersection, about a mile south of Jefferson Street, Randolph said.

He said no other injuries were reported.


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