B’ham man dies following car accident

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - A man died Thursday morning around 4:50 a.m. following a car accident in May. The Jefferson County coroner identified the man as 83-year-old Julius Clemon Smith. Authorities say Smith was driving a vehicle on 11th Avenue Southwest on May 22, 2021 and was struck by another...
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Woman struck, killed on Lakeshore Parkway

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham Police said a woman died after she was struck while walking on Lakeshore Parkway Wednesday, June 9. It happened before noon at 501 Lakeshore. Officers said the woman was struck and taken to a hospital where she died. Her identity has not been released. Information...
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Lake View Woman Sues Over Daughter’s Injuries in PARA Pool

A Tuscaloosa County woman has sued the Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation Authority on behalf of her daughter after she was allegedly injured at a PARA facility in 2019. Jennifer Porteous, who lives in Lake View, told The Thread that her daughter Allison was injured while going down a waterslide at the Jerry Tingle Activity Center as a result of the negligence of PARA employees.

Woman fatally struck on Lakeshore Parkway in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A female pedestrian was fatally struck on a Birmingham roadway Wednesday afternoon. Birmingham Fire and Rescue says the woman was hit in the 500 block of Lakeshore Parkway around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. She was transported to UAB Hospital, where she died. No further details are available at...
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18-wheeler carrying raw chicken wrecks on I-20

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - An 18-wheeler carrying raw chicken wrecker wrecked on I-20 WB Tuesday afternoon. There were no other vehicles involved. The crash happened at mile marker 142. The truck driver and his passenger went into a ditch. They were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
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UPDATE: Woman killed on Lakeshore Parkway identified

From The Tribune staff reports UPDATE: The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim of a fatal Wednesday-morning accident on Lakeshore Parkway as 41-year-old Tiffany Denise Pritchett, of Birmingham. Chief Deputy Coroner Bill Yates says Pritchett was walking along the shoulder of the roadway when she was struck by a white Ford Taurus at […]
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Jefferson County deputy among 2 injured in I-59 crash involving patrol vehicle, FedEx truck and Greyhound bus

A Jefferson County sheriff’s deputy is among two people hospitalized after a crash on a Birmingham interstate Monday night. The crash happened at 9:34 p.m. on Interstate 59/20 southbound near the Fourth Avenue exit, said Birmingham Fire and Rescue Battalion Chief Jackie Hix. The crash involved the deputy’s vehicle, a Greyhound bus and a FedEx truck.
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53-year-old man killed in Irondale crash

A 53-year-old man was killed in a weekend crash in Irondale. The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as James Tyra “Jay” Harris Jr. He was 53 and lived in Leeds. The crash happened Friday evening in the 5500 block of U.S. Highway 78 eastbound. Authorities said Harris was...

Moody man, 34, killed in weekend crash near Odenville

ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Ala. — A man from Moody was killed in a single-vehicle crash late Saturday night. John Eason, 34, died after the pickup truck he was driving left a roadway and struck a ditch, Alabama State Troopers said. The crash happened on Alabama Highway 174, two miles east of Odenville just before 11 p.m.

Moody man killed in single-vehicle crash

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Alabama State Troopers said a Moody man was killed in a single-vehicle crash Saturday night. Troopers said John Eason, 34, was driving, left the roadway and struck a ditch around 10:56 p.m. on Alabama 174 two miles east of Odenville. Eason died on the scene. Nothing...

Leeds man dies following wreck in Irondale

IRONDALE, Ala. (WBRC) - The Jefferson County coroner confirmed a 53-year-old man has died following a single-car accident in Irondale Friday. The coroner said 53-year-old James Tyra Harris Jr. was driving west on U.S. Highway 78 in Irondale. He drove off the road and hit a tree in a wooded area off 78.

Single vehicle accident in Irondale, claims one life

IRONDALE, Ala. — Irondale police responded to a single vehicle accident at 6:22 p.m. Friday in the 5500 block of U.S. Highway 78 East. Officers said the driver of a silver Audi was traveling west on Highway 78 when for an unknown reason, the vehicle left the road and struck a tree.
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Single-vehicle accident claims life of Moody man

ODENVILLE — At approximately 10:56 p.m. Saturday, June 5, a single-accident claimed the life of John Eason, 34, of Moody. He was fatally injured when the 2016 Ford F-150 he was driving left the roadway and struck a ditch. Eason was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash that occurred on Alabama Highway 174, two miles east of Odenville.