From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports
BIRMINGHAM – Pedro Ivan Rico Mendoza, 19 of Pelham, has been charged in the wrong way crash that killed a Hoover woman on I65.
WIAT reports Mendoza has been charged with reckless murder, two counts of assault and leaving the scene of an accident. Police said alcohol was a factor in the crash. His bond totals $100,000.
The victim of the crash was Crystal Lavonne Ponder, 34.