JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — A sheriff’s deputy is Alabama is getting national attention for a photo snapped at an accident scene.
According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, an 18-wheeler, an ambulance transporting a patient and another vehicle were involved in a crash just before 8 a.m. Tuesday. The accident occurred on I-20 near Leeds.
While there were no serious injuries in the wreck, a tender moment is going viral.
A photo taken on the scene shows Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputy Ric Lindley comforting a baby who was one of the victims in the accident. The deputy jumped into action, comforting the child and moving her to a safer location.
The accident is currently under investigation.