2 injured in weekend wreck

Published 2:46 pm Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Cars collided in front of gas station near interstate

A Brewton man and a Bay Minette woman were injured in a two-vehicle wreck at the 8 mile marker on Highway 21 at the intersection of Interstate 65 on Feb. 2, according to the Alabama State Troopers.

Lt. Byron Piggott said Virginia Kearney, of Bay Minette, was driving a 1998 Ford, and Nicolas Bell, of Brewton, was driving a 2003 Ford.

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Piggott said the wreck occurred at 4:06 p.m.

According to the trooper’s report, Kearney was traveling south on Highway 21 and attempted to run left into a gas station, but failed to yield for oncoming traffic and was truck by Bell. Bell was traveling north on Highway 21 and didn’t contribute to the crash, according to troopers.

One of the injured was taken to a nearby hospital via lifeflight.