Josiah Phillips Death – Three individuals have passed away following a deadly accident that also left another person injured Saturday. Josiah Phillips, a recent graduate of Auburn University has been identified as one of the victims who died in the tragic accident. The incident happened at approximately 10 p.m. Saturday on the 7800 block of Blackie Curren Road. Law enforcement agencies respond to a report of a crash with multiple fatalities at the location. Arriving officials located a car that reportedly lost control and rammed into a ditch.
The sheriff’s office was called to the scene of a single-car accident. Lt. Joni Money reported finding a black Honda Civic in a gully after the driver lost control. The driver and two female passengers were confirmed dead at the spot. An additional male was transported to UAB Hospital for treatment of injuries. The two other victims have been identified as Ashley Wyatt and Anna Meyers, both of Hoover AL.
A GoFundMe Account has been created by Ashley Wyatt for her funeral expenses. “This sweet girl died in a tragic accident last night. She was one of my former youth girls at church and if you knew her you LOVED her! Ashley was 23, she was one of the most gentle, loving souls on this earth. Her kindness radiated to those around her. She was an amazing aunt, daughter and friend. Ashley and her family are like family to us. If you would be willing to contribute towards her funeral expenses, her family would be so very appreciative. Most of all, please join me in praying for this precious family! Thank you in advance for helping this family during a very difficult time.”
The incident is being investigated by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Traffic Accident Reconstruction Team.
Josiah Phillips Obituary and Funeral Arrangements will be Released by the Family
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According to the troopers, a driver who was traveling in the wrong direction caused a collision on the entry ramp to westbound SR-528 from southbound SR-417, which resulted in the deaths of two people. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the collision took place on Friday morning soon after 2:00 a.m. An investigation has revealed that a person driving the incorrect direction on State Route 417 was responsible for hitting a male, age 29, who was heading southbound on State Route 417 and entering the ramp to State Route 528.
They say that as a direct consequence of this, the car that was being driven in the incorrect direction caught fire completely. The driver who was going the wrong way and the passenger in the other car, who was 29 years old, were both pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The ramp has been made available for use as of nine in the morning. The identities of those involved have not being released at this time.
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