One Killed, Two Injured in Vehicle Crash in Montgomery, Alabama
MONTGOMERY, AL. – One person was killed, and two were injured January 30 in a vehicle crash in Montgomery, Alabama, according to an online news report published at wsfa.com. One of the victims has been identified, but the other two have not. The cause of the crash has not yet been determined.*
The accident happened in the overnight hours on January 30 in Montgomery. At about 1:30 a.m., a 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix was traveling west on Simmons Drive. At the intersection with Bozeman Drive, the vehicle somehow left the roadway and crashed down an embankment.
It is not yet clear what caused the Grand Prix to exit the road. The Montgomery Police Department responded to the scene and did not report on any factors that could have led to the crash, like speeding or distraction. It does not appear that any other vehicles were involved in the accident except for the Grand Prix.
The driver of the Grand Prix sustained severe injuries and was already deceased when authorities arrived. Officials identified the driver as 34-year-old Percy Rogers, of Montgomery, and officials pronounced Rogers dead at the scene of the crash.
Two passengers were also in the vehicle at the time of the accident, and they were injured when emergency responders arrived. An ambulance crew transported both passengers to an area hospital for treatment. Their names have not been released. Reports stated their injuries were not life-threatening.
The Montgomery Police Department is still in the process of investigating this wreck. Officers have not released further information about the accident at this time.
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