Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Traffic Accident

Publish Date: March 26, 2017
Written by: Sheriff's Office
Categories: News | Traffic Accident

Birmingham, AL 03/26/2017

A teen aged girl has died as a result of an early morning traffic accident in Center Point.

At about 4:45 am this morning deputies responded to a report of a traffic accident on Center Point Parkway at Polly Reed Road where a 16-year-old girl suffered fatal injuries. She was pronounced dead on the scene. Two other people suffered minor injuries and were transported to an area hospital.

Information at the scene indicates that the girl killed in the accident was a passenger in a car traveling north on Center Point Parkway when it was involved in an accident with a second vehicle. The driver of the second car parked in a parking lot and fled on foot before deputies arrived. A third vehicle stopped to offer assistance. When the occupants got out of the damaged car, the third vehicle and the victim were struck by a fourth car that then overturned in a nearby parking lot.

The Sheriff’s Traffic Accident Reconstruction Team is investigating the accident.

The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family.

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