Motor Vehicle Accident

Child hurt in crash
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Neither driver was injured, but a baby was transported to a local hospital after a two-vehicle collision that happened Saturday morning on Jack Springs Road. The crash took place around 10:30 a.m., just in front of The Pines II apartment complex, when a 1995 GEO Prism, driven by 28-year-old Mollica Spencer of Atmore, rear-ended a 2004 GMC Sierra driven by Eugene Leslie, 57, of…
Loxley woman involved in rollover
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer A Baldwin County woman apparently escaped with only minor injuries after a blown tire caused her vehicle to leave U.S. 31 in a curve just outside Atmore, clip a utility pole, then roll over and slide onto its side in a ditch next to a local salvage yard. According to Alabama State Trooper reports, the single-vehicle crash occurred around 10 a.m. Sunday, February 17,…
Truck misses stop sign, sails onto train tracks
The driver of a 2007 Chevy pickup was reportedly seriously injured this morning around 6 a.m. when she missed a stop sign and drove across fog-shrouded U.S. 31, went airborne and landed on a set of train tracks. The driver, Kimberly Kaye Clark (no age provided) of Century, Fla. was taken by ambulance to a local hospital. Traffic investigators had not determined by midday whether or not the thick fog…
Single-vehicle crash
An Atmore man, 23-year-old Desha R Jenkins, was seriously injured when his southbound 2001 Nissan Pathfinder reportedly ran off Jack Springs Road, hit either a bridge or tree stump and went airborne. It slammed into a tree roughly 10 feet off the ground, then dropped into a ditch. Alabama State Trooper reports show that the mishap happened around 7:15 p.m. last Friday, December 14, near the busy road’s McKenzie Drive…
Two injured in bizarre accident on Jack Springs Road
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Statistically, most traffic accidents occur within 25 miles of a person’s home or job. But a two-car collision that happened April 24 just off Jack Springs Road provided a Freemanville man and an Atmore woman with living proof that wrecks sometimes occur a lot closer than that. Kenneth R. Staples, 30, and Margaret Lymon, 60, each were taken by ambulance to Atmore Community Hospital…