UPDATED @ 12:23 AM VICTIMS and SCENE PHOTOS BREAKING NEWS: Two Vehicle Accident in Dale County With At Least One Fatality and Muiltiple InjuriesRickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Nov 02 2013 11:50 PM
DALE COUNTY: Emergency units from Ozark and Dale County are on the scene of a two vehicle accident on Highway 27 between Ozark and Enterprise near the firing range. Reports are on person is deceased on the scene.
Ozark EMS is leaving the scene with one patient transporting to Flowers Hospital in Dothan. Dale County Sheriff Deputies are escorting the ambulance to Southeast Alabama . It is a pediatric patient that is being transported. Dale Medical Center has no pediatric coverage tonight.
Law Enforcement on the scene have called for Dale County Coroner Woodie Hilboldt and Deputy Coroner Frankie Wilson to respond to the scene. Dale County Sheriff Chief Deputy Tim McDonald responded to the scene.
Alabama State Troopers are also on the scene. Enterprise Rescue, I think, has also responded to the scene.
Marx Henderson for RSN is responding to the scene.
UPDATED @ 11:50 PM
Flat Iron is also on the scene and about to land on the scene to transport a patient from the scene.
UPDATED @ 11:59 PM
While transporting Ozark EMS changed destination point to Flowers Hospital. Dothan Police assisting Dale County Sheriff Deputies on escort of ambulance.
The accident is being investigated by Alabama State Troopers.
At 12:01 AM Dale County Deputy Coroner Frankie Wilson has arrived on the scene of the accident.
UPDATED @ 12:05 AM
Dale County Sheriff Deputies and Ozark EMS have arrived at Flowers Hospital in Dothan with the pediatric patient.
UPDATED @ 12:07 AM
The second ambulance from Ozark EMS has just left the accident scene transporting more patients to Dothan Hospital.
Flat Iron is transporting to Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan.
Dale County Sheriff Wally Olson is on the scene also.
UPDATED @ 12:15 AM
At 12:11 AM Ozark Fire Engine has returned to service and turned the scene over to Alabama State Troopers.
At 12:12 AM Flat Iron has an estimated arrival time to the landing pad at SAMC in Dothan of 5 minutes. Dothan Police and Dothan Fire on scene of landing pad which is located on East Haven Drive. Pilcher's Ambulance is on scene of the landing pad to transport the patient from the landing pad to the emergency department of SAMC.
UPDATED @ 12:20 AM
Marx is on the scene for RSN. Scene photos are not published until we get verification from Dale County Deputy Coroner Frankie Wilson that next of kin has been notified.
UPDATED @ 12:35 AM
Dale County Sheriff Deputies on the scene have called for an additional Ozark EMS unit to respond to the scene for an additional transport.
UPDATED @ 1:03 AM
There are two fatalities on the scene of the accident.
One child is being air lifted to Birmingham. Law Enforcement that was first on the scene began doing CPR on a child while Ozark EMS was responding. The officer and EMS were able to gain a pulse on the child and was transported to the hospital.
Dale County Sheriff Wally Olson has just left the scene and enroute to the hospital to be with the family.
Please remember all involved in your prayers. While I was not on the scene I have seen the pictures from the scene and spoke to emergency responders. This was a horrible accident.
Also please keep all of the law enforcement, EMS, 911 Dispatchers, Deputy Coroner, nurses and doctors in your prayers. It is always bad when adults are involved but when children are involved it is even worse.
UPDATED @ 1:17 AM
Dale County Sheriff Chief Deputy Tim McDonald has left the accident scene and responding to SAMC to be with the family, officers, EMS and Fire.
Dale County Sheriff Wally Olson left the scene moment before Chief McDonald responding to Flowers Hospital and the Chief to SAMC.
UPDATED @ 1:21 AM
Dale County Deputy Coroner Frankie Wilson has just left the scene of the accident and en route to Dale Medical Center in Ozark.
Dale County Sheriff Wally Olson has just arrived at Flowers Hospital.
We do not know who knows what at this time. Please remember the Deputy Coroner and Law Enforcement as they break the tragic news to family members. I have walked in their shows and this is not an easy message to deliver and impossible to soften it up. All you can do is be compassionate and kind, however the message is horrible news.
UPDATED @ 1:48 AM
Dale County Sheriff Wally Olson has left Flowers Hospital and just arrived at Southeast Alabama Medical Center to meet with the families and officers.
UPDATED @ 08:45 AM
Dale County Deputy Coroner Frankie Wilson has confirmed the next of kin has been notified.
Deputy Coroner Wilson has identified the two fatalities as both drivers of each vehicle. The victims have been identified as;
53 year old white male Timothy Dean Stafford of Abbeville.
26 year old white female Alana Marie Wuolukka of Lizella Georgia.
Three passengers are reported to have been in the Wuolukka. One child has been transferred to Birmingham Alabama. All three persons in the Wuolukka vehicle are reported to be in critical condition.
Alabama State Troopers are in charge of the investigation. No exact cause has been given, UNOFFICIALLY it appears one vehicle crossed the center line into the path of another.
Alabama Highway 27 from Ozark to Enterprise has a lot of curves and some areas where there is no where to go if required to leave the scene.
UPDATED @ 12:23 PM
It was reported that Dale Medical Center has no pediatric coverage last evening. It was actually no orthopedic coverage instead they had no pediatric coverage.
Dale Medical Center has one Orthopedic Doctor and at times they take off.