Alabama State Troopers are investigating a two-car accident north of Opelika that resulted in the death of a 68-year-old woman. Following the fatal crash, both the East Alabama Medical Center EMS and the Beulah Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene. So far, it does not appear that anyone received charges as a result of the car accident.
A man has been charged with four counts of manslaughter in connection with a July 14 accident that killed four people. The driver was also charged with obstructing governmental operations and making a false report. He was charged with lying about the incident because his account of the car accident did not correspond with the evidence uncovered in the police investigation.
Alabama drivers should be aware of the risks of operating a vehicle while fatigued. One driver, who was on the way to surprise her friend in the middle of the night, learned this lesson the hard way when she crashed her vehicle after falling asleep at the wheel for just a couple seconds.
A news story that includes a stolen police car in Alabama or any other state is probably not going to have a good ending. An accident involving a stolen police cruiser resulted in one death and five injuries in Fayetteville, Tennessee. A 49-year-old woman was arguing with her boyfriend in the parking lot of the Dollar General Market. While they were arguing, the boyfriend flagged down a police officer.
A three-car accident on Highway 167 North left two people with critical injuries. The accident took place approximately two miles north of the Enterprise bypass at around 4:45 p.m. on Aug. 15, 2013. Law enforcement closed the highway to allow emergency crews treat victims and to make space for a rescue helicopter to land.
A man is facing multiple charges after his vehicle collided with a police car. Four other people, including an officer, were injured in the crash, and another man died at the scene. The accident occurred at approximately 11:30 p.m. on a Tuesday night on Highway 82 in Alabama. The case has been turned over to the Alabama Department of Public Safety by the Tuscaloosa Police Department, whose officers were responding to a burglary call when they were involved in the fatal collision.
A motorist has been charged for his possible connection to a hit and run accident that resulted in the death of a motorcyclist in Priceville, Ala. Local police reported that a motorcycle was struck by an 18-wheel semi-trailer near the Pilot Travel Center on Alabama 67 just west of Interstate 65 at about 4:45 a.m. on June 26
A pedestrian was the near an entrance to the Whistle Stop festival on Church Street when he was struck by a car. A security guard of the festival states that he heard the wreck and saw the car drive past and that the car did not appear to be speeding. The driver of the car was arrested for driving under the influence.