Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Traffic Accident

Publish Date: May 21, 2017
Written by: Sheriff's Office
Categories: News

Birmingham, AL 05/21/2017

At about 10:15 this morning deputies responded to a report of a traffic accident involving two vehicles in the 7700 block of Alabama Highway 75 near Palmerdale.

An adult female front passenger of one of the vehicles suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of that vehicle suffered serious injuries and was transported to an area hospital. The driver of the second vehicle suffered minor injuries.

Information at the scene is that the vehicle where the passenger was killed was traveling south on the highway when the driver turned left across the northbound lanes into the path of an oncoming vehicle.

The Sheriff’s Traffic Accident Reconstruction Team is investigating the accident. The name of the victim is withheld pending notification of family.

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