Fatal accident

Truck Driver Indicted for Murder in October 2019 Fatal Crash

Thaddeus Sumpter/Source: Autauga County Jail A Birmingham-area truck driver has been indicted for his involvement in an October 2019 fatal accident. Autauga County Grand Jury indicted 43-year-old Thaddeus Sumpter of Pleasant Grove on two counts of murder and one count of assault in the first degree. The indictment says Sumpter was driving a 2012 Freightliner truck that was involved in…

Montgomery Man Killed Saturday Night in Single-Car Accident

A Montgomery man has been killed in a single-car accident. Saturday, July 8, at 7:45 p.m. Alfred L. Betts was killed when the 2016 Nissan Maxima he was driving went off the roadway and overturned. Betts was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred on Montgomery County 28 near Hills Chapel Road, approximately 17 miles north of Troy. Nothing…

Selma Assistant Fire Chief Arrested in Jefferson County Fatal Hit & Run

Franklin Edwards/Source: Jefferson County Jail Alabama Law Enforcement Agency State Troopers arrested a driver involved in a fatal crash that occurred early Saturday morning. The two-vehicle crash occurred early Saturday morning on Interstate 59 near mile marker 103. Troopers say the crash resulted in the death of 22-year-old Matthew Scott Sartin, of Pineville, LA, who was operating a 2000 BMW…

New York Man Dies in Weekend Wreck on Virginia Loop Road

Montgomery Police is investigating a fatal wreck that happened over the weekend. It happened on Virginia Loop Road near Monterey Drive early Saturday morning just after 12:30AM. The driver, 50-year-old Christopher Glover of New York, was pronounced dead on the scene. The initial investigation indicates Glover was traveling southbound on Virginia Loop Road when his vehicle left the roadway, rolled,…

Prattville Man Dies After Truck Strikes a Power Pole

A Prattville man has lost his life in a single-vehicle accident. Sixty-year-old William McDonald Sanders of Prattville was killed Saturday night, May 24, at 10:18 after the Dodge Ram he was driving went off the roadway and struck a power pole. Senior Trooper Michael Carswell said Sanders was not using a seat belt and was pronounced dead at the scene….

ALEA Investigates Fatal Accident in Elmore County

State troopers are investigating a fatal accident that claimed the life of an Eclectic man. According to ALEA, 65-year-old Earnest Meadows was a passenger in a truck that was hit by an SUV. The accident happened on AL-63 near the intersection of AL-229, seven miles north of Eclectic. Both drivers were taken the hospital with injuries. Their conditions are unknown…

Andalusia Police Investigating Fatal Wreck

Andalusia Police say a pedestrian was hit and killed last night on Stanley Avenue between Guardian Angel Day Care and the Andalusia Memorial Cemetery. Police haven’t shared the victim’s name or the cause of the wreck. Andalusia Police have asked ALEA to assist in the investigation. This is still a developing story, we’ll continue to bring you any updates as…

1 Dead, 1 Critically Injured in South Montgomery County Crash

One person is dead and another has sustained life threatening injuries from a traffic accident involving an SUV and a motorcycle. According to Col. Jon Briggs, the accident occurred around 6:50 p.m. on Sunday on Gardner Road off of Highway 94 in Montgomery County. The injured motorist was life-flighted to a nearby hospital for treatment. Gardner Road is closed until…

One Alabama Woman Dead, Second Hospitalized

Two vehicle crash

State Troopers report a woman was killed in a two car accident in Coffee County at the intersection of Coffee County Road 110 and Alabama 125. The women who was killed is identified as 22 year old Kandice Leigh Price of Louisville. The woman in the other car—Amy Lynn Copeland—is hospitalized in Montgomery after she was brought here by medical…

Fatal Accident

Greenville Man Dies

A Butler County accident has caused the death of a Greenville man. State Troopers Identify the victim as 37 year old Thorice Markel Tyson. The vehicle he was driving on New Search Road near I-65 ran off the road and hit a tree. The accident scene was about two miles North of Greenville, in Butler County.   Categories: News, South…