UPDATE: Birmingham Police Officer evaluated, cleared after altercation

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — A Birmingham Police officer was transported to UAB Hospital Sunday morning after an altercation ensued.

The officer was involved in an altercation during a traffic stop near Cedar Street and Fred L. Shuttlesworth Drive, according to Sgt. Johnny Williams.

The officer’s transmission cut out during the stop, prompting dispatchers to believe he may have been injured, Williams said.

The officer was transported to UAB Hospital where it was determined he was not injured.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information is available.

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