From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports
CHILTON COUNTY – Alabama State Troopers are responding to a two vehicle crash on U.S. 82at the 107 mile marker.
The accident occurred just south of Maplesville, when an SUV and a log truck collided. Destini Monique Davis, 21, of Montgomery was killed when the 2001 Nissan Pathfinder she was driving collided with a 2004 Mack tractor trailer. Three passengers in the Nissan were killed: Tarlanda Davenport, 22, an infant younger than 1 and a toddler younger than 2. None were using seat belts or properly utilizing child restraints, and all were pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the tractor trailer was injured and transported to a local hospital. The crash occurred at 3:15 p.m. on U.S. 82 at the 107 mile marker, near Chilton County Road 337. The Nissan collided with the Mack before catching fire. The tractor trailer loaded with logs overturned and blocked U.S. 82 for hours.
This is still under investigation by Alabama State Troopers.
Corporal Jess Thornton with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency contributed to this report.