From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
ST. CLAIR COUNTY –A fourth person died as a result of the St. Clair County crash that killed three on Friday night, according to Corporal Steven Smith of the Alabama State Troopers Office.
“All the fatalities were from the same vehicle and there was one survivor in that vehicle,” Smith said in a statement released Saturday morning. “The adult who died was Chester Earl Robinson age 43 from Birmingham. There were three small children who died ages one to two years of age.”
Smith said the mother of two of the children survived and she was the aunt of the other deceased child.
“We are not releasing the mother’s name at this time or the names of the children,” Smith said. “The driver of the other vehicle was injured and I do not know the extent of his injuries and I do not have his name at this time.”
The crash remains under investigation and the completed investigation will be forwarded to the St. Clair County District Attorneys Office, Smith said.
Previously reported on Friday night: Alabama State Troopers were n the scene of a multi-vehicle fatality crash on Interstate-20 eastbound at the 158 mile marker.
There are at least three confirmed fatalities and others who are injured and have been transported for medical attention.
The interstate was shut down to eastbound traffic at the crash site and east bound traffic was being re-routed at the Odenville 156 exit.