Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Traffic Accident

Publish Date: September 20, 2017
Written by: Sheriff's Office
Categories: News

Birmingham, AL 09/20/2017

Sheriff’s deputies are on the scene of a fatal traffic accident on Alabama Highway 79 at Bradford Road.

Just before 2:00 pm this afternoon deputies responded to a report of a single car accident along Alabama Highway 79 at Bradford Road. They arrived to find a single vehicle accident involving a Chevrolet Malibu. The adult male driver and adult female passenger were the only occupants of the vehicle. Both suffered critical injuries and were pronounced dead at the scene.

Information at the scene is that the car was traveling south on Alabama Highway 79 when the driver lost control. The car left the road and struck a rocky outcrop and then struck a tree.

The names of the victims are being withheld pending notification of family.

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