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County Road 52 in Helena closed
On April 26, 2016 just after 11:00 a.m. a motor vehicle struck a power pole on County Road 52 at County Road 93 in Helena. Active power lines are across the roadway, which is closed for several hours. This post will be updated when the road is open.
Alabama Highway 231 at Whisper Rd Re-Opened
The 18 wheeler accident that occurred this day on Alabama Highway 231 at Whisper Rd has been cleared. The roadway is re-opened as of 11:00 a.m.
Accident on Alabama Highway 25 at Gibson Rd in Summerhill
On Tuesday April 19, 2016, at approximately 9:00 a.m. an accident involving two 18 wheelers occurred on Alabama Highway 25 at Gibson Rd in Summerhill. Shelby County Sheriff’s deputies are enroute to the scene. Drivers should be cautious and drive slowly because of the first responders in the area. This release will be updated when the roadway is re-opened.
Accident on Alabama Highway 25 at Gibson Rd in Summerhill Update
The accident involving two 18 wheelers that occurred on Alabama Highway 25 at Gibson Rd in Summerhill has been cleared. There were minor injuries and the roadway is re-opened.
Alabama Highway 231 at Whisper Rd Closed
On Tuesday April 19, 2016, at approximately 8:00 a.m. an 18 wheeler accident occurred on Alabama Highway 231 at Whisper Rd. As a result of that accident the roadway will be closed for approximately 1 hour. Alabama State Troopers, Shelby County Sheriff’s deputies are all on scene. Drivers should be cautious and drive slowly because of the first responders in the area. This release will be updated when the roadway is re-opened.
Motorcycle Ride Benefitting First Responders
On Saturday, April 2, 2016, a motorcycle ride benefitting the Philip Mahan Davis Foundation will roll through Shelby and Jefferson County. All riders are welcome to take part. The Philip Mahan Davis Foundation is a non-profit which provides emotional and financial support to first responders and dispatchers who are seriously injured or killed in the line of duty. The foundation was established by survivors of Pelham Officer Philip Davis, who was killed in the line of duty on December 4, 2009. The ride is sponsored by a national motorcycle club of current and former law enforcement, military, and civilians. The two-hour ride will begin at Max Motorsports, 400 Keystone Court, Pelham AL, and end at the motorcycle clubhouse in North Pelham. Riders may register on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Max Motorsports and Kick Stands Up is at 11:00 a.m. Registration is $20.00 per bike and $5.00 per rider. For more information, please contact Steve Dickson at 205-266-7455 or visit the event Facebook Page “Philip M Davis 1st Responders Ride”. For more information concerning the Philip Mahan Davis Foundation, go to www.officerphilipdavis.com.
Domestic Violence Call Resolved Without Injuries
On Thursday, March 17 at 3:05 p.m. Shelby County deputies responded to a Domestic Violence call in the 10000 block of County Road 55 in the Westover/Sterrett community. Forty-four year old Kevin Lee Pace of Westover reported he had a firearm and refused to come out of his residence. Also inside the residence was his elderly father. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office Crisis Negotiation Unit responded and made contact with Mr. Pace. After a lengthy discussion, Mr. Pace agreed to exit his home, unarmed. Regional Paramedic Service transported Mr. Pace to a local hospital for evaluation. Westover Fire Department also responded to the scene. There were no injuries during this incident and the residence and surrounding area is secure. More information about this incident, including potential criminal charges, may be released later.
Media staging location for Domestic Violence call.
Media may report for 280 Animal Medical Center for more information regarding the ongoing Domestic Violence call on County Road 55. 280 Animal Medical Center is located at the corner of U.S. Highway 280 and County Road 55.
County Road 55 in Westover closed
On Thursday, March 17 at 4:45 p.m., Shelby County deputies on the scene of a Domestic Violence call closed County Road 55 from U.S. Highway 280 up to County Road 51 in Sterrett. We will update this page when the road is open.
Alabama Highway 11 Open
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Alabama Highway 11 is open; however, workers are still in the area repairing damage from the motor vehicle wreck. Please avoid the area, if possible. If traveling through the area, use caution.