Shortly before 11:00 PM on Friday, April 16, 2021, Jefferson County Deputies were called to the 4800 block of Bessemer Johns Road to investigate an automobile accident. Upon arrival deputies found that a black Ford Mustang had crossed over the center line in a curve and hit a white Nissan Altima head on. The drivers of both vehicles were pronounced deceased on the scene. A passenger in the Mustang was transported to UAB hospital with serious injuries.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Traffic Accident Reconstruction Team (START) is investigating the cause and circumstances surrounding this accident.