MVA

2 injured, 1 detained after Tuesday pickups collision (UPDATED)
  Two people were loaded into ambulances on gurneys; a third was loaded into a police car in handcuffs, after an early morning, March 23, collision between two pickups. The mishap occurred around 6:15 a.m. at the junction of Martin Luther King Drive and East Sunset Drive, just outside Atmore’s city limits but in its police jurisdiction, when a 1982 Chevrolet Silverado and a 1998 Ford 150 met nearly head-on.…
Double DUI – Both drivers charged after 2-vehicle crash
A violent two-vehicle crash that happened March 17 on Alabama 21 sent two teens to hospitals and both drivers to jail. The wreck occurred around 6:25 p.m. at the state highway’s 4.8-mile marker, just in front of Dixie Catfish Shack. Atmore police directed traffic around the crash and through the restaurant’s parking lot until the roadway was cleared more than an hour later. According to reports filed by Alabama State…
Car, school bus collide
Two Frisco City women — one of whom was later transferred by helicopter to an area trauma center — were seriously injured March 1 when the vehicle in which they were traveling was struck broadside by a loaded school bus. According to Atmore Police Department reports, the driver of a 1999 Ford Taurus, 66-year-old Maxine Smith and a passenger in the vehicle, Mary Owens, 77, were hurt in the crash,…
Atmore man, car wind up in Escambia Bay
An Atmore man escaped with only minor injuries Wednesday (Feb. 21) after he and his car were sent flying off a Santa Rosa County, Fla. bridge and into Escambia Bay about an hour before sunrise. According to a Florida Highway Patrol press release, Daniel Payton Taylor, 47, was driving his 2005 Chevy Tahoe eastward on U.S 90, about two miles west of Woodbine Road, when the Tahoe “traveled onto the…
Atmore woman injured in crash
A two-vehicle collision that occurred December 29 at a rural intersection sent an Atmore woman to a local hospital. The crash, between a Nissan Maxima and a Honda Accord, happened around 7:15 p.m. at the intersection of Jack Springs Road and Woods Road. According to reports filed by Alabama State Troopers, Makenna J. Woods of Uriah, 16, was driving a 2003 Honda Accord eastward on Woods Road. Deviney B. Smith…