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fatal traffic crash

*Traffic alert*

Accident on Hwy 150 at Hunter Street. Both directions of Hwy 150 are shut down as the scene is cleared. Traffic is being diverted.

Eastbound: Stadium Trace Parkway-Emery Drive-Emery Way-Hunter Street-Hwy 150 EB

Westbound: Trace Crossings Shopping Center-Preserve Parkway-Hwy 150 WB

Hoover Police officers are currently working a fatal traffic crash on John Hawkins Parkway, near Hunter Street Baptist Church. At 6:19 A.M., the Hoover 911 center received a call reporting a two-vehicle crash with injuries at that location. The initial investigation revealed that a Lexus RS 350 was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of John Hawkins Parkway when it collided head-on with a Nissan Rouge. Both occupants of the Nissan Rouge, an adult male and an adult female, were pronounced deceased on the scene by Hoover Fire medics. The driver of the Lexus RS 350 was transported to UAB Hospital by Hoover Fire Department. A passenger from the Lexus was transported to Childrens Hospital by Hoover Fire Department. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time. John Hawkins Parkway is currently shut down in both directions while Hoover Police Traffic Officers are investigating this crash. Traffic is being diverted around the accident scene. The identities of the deceased victims are being withheld pending notification of family members.


Captain Keith Czeskleba

Public Information Officer

205-739-6795 – Office

[email protected]

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