In a serious traffic accident in the US state of Alabama, ten people were killed, including nine children and adolescents, according to a media report.
CNN reported on Sunday, citing forensic medicine in the Butler district, eight children between the ages of 4 and 17 had died in a vehicle in a girls’ home. Her home, Tallapoosa County Girls Ranch, is home to neglected or abused school-age girls.
According to Michael Smith, the home’s CEO, only the driver of the minibus could have been rescued from the vehicle. The director of the home lost two daughters herself in the accident.
Fire broke out
A nine-month-old girl and her 29-year-old father were killed in the second vehicle involved in the accident. According to the sheriff in charge, the toddler was correctly secured in a child seat. But the impact was too violent.
According to eyewitnesses, one of the wedged cars suddenly caught fire. People were still trying to free passengers from the accident vehicles. “There was a man who was not wearing a shirt,” eyewitness Lacey Willis told CNN. “He screamed – looked for nurses, doctors.” In the end, numerous cars went up in flames.
The accident, in which more than 15 vehicles were involved, occurred on Saturday in stormy weather on the I-65 motorway. (SDA / kes)
Published: 06/21/2021, 05:36 AM
Last updated: 21.06.2021, 39 minutes ago