From Trussville Tribune staff reports
JEFFERSON COUNTY — A fatal traffic accident on Interstate 59 Sunday not only shut down the road, but it claimed the life of Fairfield Fire Chief Kevin Sutton, according to Birmingham police.
Sutton’s daughter was thrown from the vehicle, while he and his wife were trapped inside. Sutton’s wife and daughter were transported to UAB hospital.
The driver of the second car had minor injuries. That person and the driver of the 18-wheeler both refused trips to the hospital.
This was the second fatal traffic accident in the area in two days. On Saturday, a car blew a tire and flipped three times killing one person