Two Fatal Vehicle Accidents Occur Hours Apart in Wilcox County, Alabama
WILCOX COUNTY, AL. – According to a news report posted online at al.com, two fatal vehicle accidents occurred only hours apart in Wilcox County, Alabama. Both of the accidents involved just one vehicle, and state authorities say that the drivers were not wearing seat belts when the crashes occurred.*
The first accident happened around 12:20 a.m. on County Highway 29 in Wilcox County. Alabama State Troopers and al.com say that a 2000 Honda Accord was traveling on the highway and left the roadway approximately 30 miles outside of Camden, Alabama. The vehicle then crashed into a tree.
Al.com reports that the driver of the Honda suffered fatal injuries in the collision, and officials pronounced her dead at the scene. She was identified as a 31-year-old woman. It does not appear that anyone else was in the Honda at the time of the accident.
About three hours later on the same day, authorities responded to another single-vehicle wreck in Wilcox County. This accident happened on Alabama Highway 10, also close to Camden. Alabama State Troopers reported that a 2013 Nissan Maxima has been traveling on the highway, ran off the road and also hit a tree.
Al.com reports that the driver of the Nissan was fatally injured and pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. He was identified as a 64-year-old man. It appears this driver was also the sole occupant of the vehicle.
The causes of these accidents are not clear. Both accidents are still under investigation, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.
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