Alabama State Troopers Investigating Fatal Crash in Mobile County, AL
MOBILE COUNTY, AL. – According to a news story published online at wkrg.com, Alabama State Troopers are investigating a fatal vehicle crash that happened in Mobile County, Alabama. The crash happened on Interstate 65 and involved two vehicles. Officials are reporting that one person died in the accident.*
The accident reportedly took place at about 1 p.m. on March 1ston I-65 South in Mobile County, near Creola, Alabama. Two vehicles somehow collided less than half a mile from the General WK Wilson Bridge. The Creola Fire Department responded to the scene, along with Alabama Highway Patrol.
Shortly after arriving at the scene, the Creola Fire Department posted a message on social media saying that the accident was near mile marker 23 and involved a possible fatality. The southbound side of the interstate was shut down, and traffic was diverted onto Alabama Highway 225, according to the Alabama Department of Transportation.
After conducting preliminary investigation, Alabama State Troopers released a statement, which was quoted in the report from WKRG. The statement said that the accident involved a southbound 2005 Infiniti Q45 colliding with a Dodge 3500 that was towing a trailer. The Dodge was disabled and sitting in the shoulder on I-65 South when the Infiniti crashed into it.
Alabama State Troopers stated that the driver of the Infiniti, a 54-year-old man from Montgomery, Alabama, was injured in the collision, while a passenger in his vehicle, a 45-year-old man from Center Point, Alabama, was killed. The injured driver is being treated at a local hospital, Troopers said.
The investigation of the accident is ongoing, according to the release.
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