Deadly Crash

Deadly Crash Began when Tractor-Trailer Hit Vehicles

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A crash that killed 10 people — including nine children — on a rain-slicked Alabama interstate happened after a tractor-trailer truck slammed into vehicles that had slowed down because of minor crashes, according to a preliminary report released Tuesday. The National Highway Safety Board’s initial findings on the fiery June 19 crash that involved 12 vehicles…

Survivor of wreck that killed 8: ‘I’m not strong. My God is’

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The girls home director who was driving a van that crashed in Alabama, killing two of her own children, two nephews, and four other youths, wept Thursday at a remembrance where she said religious faith has sustained her since the wreck. Standing before a crowd of hundreds, Candice Gulley, the only person to survive in the…

ALEA: Pedestrian Killed on I-65

A man died after being hit by a vehicle in Autauga County Thursday night. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says a 21-year-old man was hit while in the roadway around 7 p.m. Thursday.  State Troopers say the driver left the scene.  The victim was taken to the hospital where he later died. The crash occurred on Interstate 65 at the…

One Dead in Fiery Crash in Tuskegee

The Tuskegee Police Department is investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash where one person died. On February 10, around 9:54 pm, Tuskegee responded to a call of a crash. The crash occurred at the intersection of County Road 65 and Greenwood Drive. Upon arrival to the scene, police found a vehicle fully engulfed in flames. After extinguishing the flames, firefighters located…

Air Ambulance Flips while Landing at Headland Airport

A helicopter ambulance flipped onto its side while landing at an airport in the Henry County city of Headland. The Dothan Eagle reports the helicopter wasn’t carrying any patients when it flipped during the Christmas landing. The pilot was hospitalized after the crash at Headland Municipal Airport and two other crew members escaped serious injury. The city police chief says…

UPDATE: Pedestrian Killed in Accident on I-85 Near Shorter Exit

A pedestrian was killed in an early morning crash on Interstate 85,  near Shorter. Calvin Daniel Eddins, 82, of Greenville was identified as the victim. Police say Eddins was struck by a vehicle as he was walking on Interstate 85 near the 21 mile marker, approximately one mile south of Shorter. The driver of the vehicle did not stop after…

Two-Vehicle Crash Claims the Life of An Opelika Man

A two-vehicle crash has claimed the life of an Opelika man. According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, Kyle Vaughan Jones, 39, was killed when the 2007 Suzuki motorcycle he was operating was struck by a 2012 Honda Accord. The crash occurred at 10:42 p.m. on Saturday. Jones was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred on Interstate 85…