One Killed, One Injured in Vehicle Crash in Mobile County, Alabama
MOBILE COUNTY, AL. – According to a news story posted online at wsfa.com, one person was killed, and another person was injured in a vehicle crash in Mobile County, Alabama. Both were riding in the same vehicle, which collided with another vehicle on Interstate 65. Authorities did not identify a cause for the collision in the WSFA report.*
The accident took place on the afternoon of Friday, March 1, on Interstate 65 South in Mobile County. Near the General W.K. Wilson Jr. Bridge, a vehicle that had been traveling south on the interstate crashed into a Dodge 3500. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency and WSFA report that the Dodge was pulling a utility trailer and was stopped in the shoulder of the interstate.
It is not clear at this time why the other vehicle struck the Dodge. Authorities did not report any contributors to the crash in the WSFA report. The report also did not say why the Dodge had been stopped in the shoulder.
The WSFA report did not cite any injuries to the driver of the Dodge or any passengers in the Dodge. No one in the Dodge was identified.
The driver of the other vehicle was injured in the wreck, and first responders took him to an area hospital for emergency care. WSFA did not say how seriously he was injured or report on his current medical status. He was identified as a 54-year-old man from Montgomery, Alabama.
A passenger in the same vehicle was fatally injured in the crash. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency indicated the victim was a 45-year-old man from Center Point, Alabama. He was reportedly wearing a seat belt when the accident occurred.
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