Truck driver shot in road rage incident on I-459, police say

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala (WIAT) — A truck driver was shot on I-459 Monday in an apparent incident of road rage, police say.

According to Sgt. Mike Mangina with the Irondale Police Department, a 34-year-old man was shot in the left leg while driving a truck on I-459 northbound between Liberty Park and Grants Mill Road. The injury was not life-threatening.

The victim was able to drive to a nearby Shell station where he was able to call for help. Irondale police responded around 3:30 p.m.

The injured man was transported to Grandview Hospital.

No credible descriptions have been given of either the driver or the vehicle they were driving. No eyewitnesses to the shooting have been found yet.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Irondale Police Department at 205-956-5990

Stay with CBS 42 for updates as this story is developing.

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