Accident

13-Year-Old Dies After I-85 Crash Near Shorter

 A teen has died after a two-car wreck on Interstate 85. Troopers say a 13 year old boy from Louisiana died when the truck he was riding in left the road and hit a guardrail. That crash happened I-85 north, near the Shorter exit. The victim was was taken to the hospital where he later died. No word yet on…

Selma Man Accidentally Shoots Self & Girlfriend

Selma police say a man accidentally shot himself and his girlfriend with a gun he claimed to have found. Lt. Sam Miller says officers responded to a report of two gunshot victims late Friday night or early Saturday morning. Miller said the man found a handgun and either fired it accidentally or because he didn’t realize it was loaded. Miller…

I-65 Lane Closing

Clean up from Thursday UPS accident

The Alabama Department of Transportation is closing one lane of Southbound Interstate 65 from mile post 187 to mile post 186. That’s the spot where several cars and a UPS truck collided Thursday  morning. The left lane will be closed beginning at approximately 9:00 a.m. today. No immediate estimate of the time it will be reopened. Categories: Montgomery Metro, News,…

UPDATE: All lanes open on I-65 SB at Mile Marker 186

Alabama State Troopers were on the scene of an early morning wreck on 1-65 south bound near mile marker 186. A UPS truck that is overturned and other cars are involved. There were no injuries reported.  It was shut down due to an fuel spill. Crash debris has been cleaned up and all lanes have been reopened. Categories: Montgomery Metro Tags:…

Car into Alabama Store = Lawsuit

Woman sues Dollar General.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) – An Alabama woman is suing Dollar General saying she was injured when a car crashed inside one of its stores. News outlets report that 53-year-old Deborah Renae Gilliam filed a civil lawsuit Monday in Tuscaloosa County Circuit Court. It says Gilliam was shopping March 14 at a Dollar General store in Northport when a driver smashed…

Man Shoots and Kills Himself after Falling Down Ravine

Authorities believe that a turkey hunter accidentally shot and killed himself after he fell down a ravine in southern Alabama. Covington County Chief Deputy David Anderson tells news outlets that the body of 67-year-old Jonathan Hugh Sellers was found dead Monday in a ravine on the man’s property. Sellers had been reported missing earlier that morning while hunting turkeys outside…

Family of Brundidge Teen Killed in Accident Speaks

Elizabeth Maddox is remembering her 17-year-old grandson Marquez Barr. Barr was killed in a wreck when the car he was riding in crashed on County Road 7708 Friday. “At first I couldn’t believe it but then once everybody got to telling me it just broke me down. I couldn’t stop crying and stuff like that,” says Dajavious Maddox Officers say…