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Atmore woman injured in crash

The driver of this Honda escaped injury.

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 of Atmore, 31, was driving a 2011 Nissan Maxima northward on Jack Springs Road.

Trooper reports did not indicate which driver was at fault, but a witness who lives near the crash site said the Honda pulled from the stop sign and into the path of the Nissan.

Woods and two juvenile passengers were all wearing their seatbelts and escaped the mishap without injury.

Smith, who was the only occupant of her vehicle, was not wearing a seatbelt and was taken by ambulance to Atmore Community Hospital with unspecified injuries that were not believed to be life threatening.

The collision sent the Nissan into the yard of a home on the western side of Jack Springs Road, while the Honda remained in the middle of the roadway. City police officers and county deputy sheriffs turned traffic along the heavily traveled artery around as it approached the wreck site.

Troopers are still investigating the crash, with possible charges pending the results.