Fiery crash in Blount County claims one life
From Trussville Tribune staff reports
BLOUNT COUNTY — A two-vehicle crash Sunday, May 14, in Blount County claimed one life and injured two others.
An unidentified motorist was killed when the 2000 Dodge he was driving collided head-on with a 2002 Volkswagen and caught fire. The unidentified driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the Volkswagen, along with a minor passenger, were transported to and area hospital for treatment of their injuries. The crash occurred at 7 p.m. on Blount County Road 1, just one mile north of Oneonta.
Although the circumstances surrounding the crash are still under investigation, preliminary investigation indicates alcohol may have been a factor in the crash.
Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.