Northport officer in critical condition

{}{} A Northport officer is in critical condition at a Birmingham hospital after an early morning accident.

{}{} Troopers say 37 year old Jimmy Jason Guin's Ford Explorer collided with a Nissan Maxima on Highway 43 near Tierce Patton Road around 6:39 am.

{}{} Lt. Tim Sullivan tells ABC 33/40 that Guin was off-duty and in his personal vehicle at the time.

{}{} State{}Troopers are{}still trying to determine exactly{}how the crash happened.

{}{}{}The driver of the{}Maxima, Lori Montgomery of Northport was not{}seriously injured.{}