Toddler Killed in Vehicle Accident in Elmore County, Alabama


April 17, 2019

ELMORE COUNTY, AL. – According to a news story reported online by alabamanews.net, a toddler was killed in a vehicle accident that took place in Elmore County, Alabama. An adult was also injured in the collision. Little information about the accident has been reported by investigating officials at this time.*

The crash happened sometime on April 14, though the report from the Alabama News Network does not say what time. Alabama State Troopers and the Alabama News Network report that a car and a pickup truck were traveling on Elmore County Road 73 (Flat Rock Road), when the two vehicles somehow crashed into each other. 

The collision took place a few miles outside of Tallahassee, Florida, by the Friendship Community. Troopers did not release immediate information about the events leading up to the crash or what factors could have caused the crash. The nature of the wreck was not described in the news report. 

The Alabama News Network reports that a child riding in the car was critically injured in the accident, and emergency crews took her to Elmore Community Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead. She was 2 years old, according to the news report and authorities. Investigators reported that she had not been restrained in the car at the time of the crash.

The Alabama News Network also reports that the 38-year-old female driver of the car was injured, and the driver of the pickup was injured, as well. No identifying information about the pickup driver was released, and the extent of injuries was not reported. 

Alabama State Troopers are still investigating the wreck. 

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Source:https://www.alabamanews.net/2019/04/14/two-year-old-child-killed-in-wreck-in-elmore-county/

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