MVA in Atmore

Vehicular homicide – Passenger dies, charges pending against DUI suspect
An Atmore man, driver of the only vehicle involved in an April 14 crash on Alabama 21, was initially arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. Now he could also face a vehicular homicide charge. That charge became a possibility after Antonio Richardson, 38, of Freemanville, died Monday, April 16, reportedly from severe head trauma he suffered in the crash. Richardson was one of two passengers ejected…
Tuesday crash injures 3 – Pickup slams into rear of dump truck
Two men and a woman, who suffered a reportedly serious head injury, were hurt early Tuesday when the pickup in which they were riding slammed into the rear of a dump truck. The wreck occurred around 6:10 a.m. on Jack Springs Road, about three miles outside Atmore’s city limits. According to Alabama State Trooper reports, a 2002 International dump truck, driven by Charles McDowell of Atmore, was in the process…
2 hurt in accident
Two Atmore residents were seriously injured in a two-vehicle accident Sunday evening, October 1. According to the Florida Highway Patrol report, Tyler D. Respress, 35, and Ashley Respress, 34, both of Atmore, were transported to Sacred Heart Hospital. The accident occurred at 8 p.m., at State Road 97 and Ficklin Road, Escambia County, Florida. Three people in the other vehicle were injured. Travis J. English, 39, of Pensacola, driving a…
Five hurt in crash
Five people were taken by ambulance to Atmore Community Hospital Wednesday afternoon, June 21, with varying degrees of injury after a two-vehicle collision on Martin Luther King Drive. According to Atmore Police Department reports, the crash occurred around 12:58 p.m., when a 2000 Pontiac Grand Am driven by 24-year-old Mikieldra Houston of Atmore pulled onto MLK from Bragg Street and into the path of a 2001 Buick LeSabre driven by…