Mobile Police Investigate Traffic FatalityFebruary 21, 2014
On February 21, 2014, at approximately 3:20 a.m., Mobile Police responded to a crash with injuries on Airport Boulevard at Ridgefield Road. Upon arrival, officers discovered a privately owned trash truck was stopped in the outside lane of westbound Airport Boulevard at Ridgefield Road when it was struck from the rear by a sedan. The 22 year-old female driver of the sedan was transported to Providence Hospital where she died from her injuries.
It is unknown at this time if alcohol or drugs played a factor in the crash, although speed and lack of seat belt are believed to be the prime contributing circumstances. Traffic Homicide Investigators will continue their analysis.
Ashley H. Rains
Public Information Office