UPDATED @ 11:59 PM BREAKING NEWS: Serious Critical Accident Houston County Highway 109 TRAFFIC FATATLITYRickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Sep 16 2012 10:43 PM
HOUSTON COUNTY: Houston County Sheriff Department Communications Center has rolled multiple Deputies, Southern Junction Volunteer Fire and Rehobeth Volunteer Rescue to reports of a serious critical motor vehicle accident.
The accident location is Highway 109 South of Kelly's Grocery. Initial reports are a truck is overturned and on fire. Multiple units are rolling and we will update.
UPDATED @ 10:49 PM
Houston County Sheriff Deputy Mike Benton is the officer on the scene. The accident is near the Florida line on Highway 109, just inside of Alabama. Deputy Benton advised communications to have rescue step up their response. Deputy Benton said to advise to advise Alabama State Troopers to step up the response to the scene. The injuries are serious - critical injuries.
UPDATED @ 10:58 PM
UPDATED @ 10:59 PM
One vehicle accident, overturned on it's roof. Units on the scene are reporting a possible traffic fatality.
UPDATED @ 11:31 PM
Houston County Coroner Robert Byrd has been called to the scene. Houston County Sheriff Patrol Lt. Randy Anderson requested Jackson County Sheriff Department be notified because traffic back up on Highway 109 due to road blockage in the accident.
UPDATED @ 11:59 PM
Houston County Sheriff Lt. Anderson has reported that one lane of traffic is open at the scene.
Updated 6:55 AM
Houston County Deputy Coroner Ben Earnest has idenfied the victim as Nolan Burks of the Southern Junction community.