A tragic car v. truck accident has claimed the lives of two teachers and two young children. The wreck occurred on US Highway 82 In Tuscaloosa County near the Pickens County line. This area of US 82 is a 4 lane highway and early reports indicate a third vehicle may have run a stop sign on a road that intersects with US 82 causing a the 18 wheeler to try and avoid that vehicle causing it to come over onto the vehicle the teachers and children were riding in. As a result of this awful accident, LeWanna Nettles, 59, her sister Stephanie Nettles Barnes, 54, and two children 2 and 8 were killed. Ms. Nettles was a current teacher at Aliceville High School and sister Ms. Barnes had retired from teaching at Aliceville the year before. This is truly a tragic loss for their family, friends and Aliceville High School. [Read more…] about Truck Accident Claims 4 Lives in Tuscaloosa County
A horrific early morning Truck Accident on I-359 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama has claimed the life of Tawanna Davis of Duncanville, Alabama. According to the Tuscaloosa News website, the wreck occurred when Ms. Davis hit a retaining wall just before 5:00 am. Ms. Davis was driving a laud for McLeod Trucking out of Cottondale and was on her way to Jasper when the truck accident happened. It’s unclear at this early stage what caused this tragic crash.
A Tuscaloosa County Alabama car wreck has claimed the lives of two young people. According to the Tuscaloosa News, Austin Dale Rhodes, 16, of Fayette and Dakoda James Nanney, 11, of Booneville, Miss died on Saturday May 23, 2009, on Alabama Highway 171 when their Toyota pick up collided with a Ford Explorer. Alabama Highway 171 is curvy 2 lane road that connects Tuscaloosa and Fayette. In 2007, there were 9 fatal Alabama car accidents during the 78 hour Memorial Day weekend. This was down from 2006 when there were 13 fatal Alabama car wrecks during the busy 78 hour Memorial Day holiday.