A woman was killed after a tractor trailer accident occurred on Alabama 77 South.
According to Alabama State Troopers, the accident occurred when the driver of a truck thought a car was turning right and attempted to pass the vehicle. The driver then turned left and struck the truck.
The truck was carrying scrap metal during the accident and diesel fuel spilled across the floor as a result of the accident. The clean up crews worked on the scene well into the night. A woman was airlifted to the hospital as a result of the accident and her condition at this time is unknown.
Our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victim at this time.