Wrestling Team Endures Crash in Montgomery County


An Alabama group traveling to a wrestling tournament at Disney World was in a crash Monday morning on Highway 231 in Montgomery County. State Troopers reported that nine of the 11 people on board the 15-passenger van were taken to a hospital after the crash. Eight of the victims have been released, and one remains hospitalized.

According to the accident report, several people were thrown from the van. The group was traveling from Shelby County to Florida for the tournament when the van left the roadway and overturned. According to a Facebook post by the Warrior Wrestling Club, the one person remaining hospitalized is in stable condition and recovering quickly.

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