Monday, 22 October 2012

Montgomery police investigate cause of fatal crash on Interstate 85

Montgomery police are investigating a fatal crash that happened shortly before midnight Thursday.

One person was killed and two were injured in the single-vehicle crash, which happened on Interstate 85 North at the Perry Hill Road exit.

The crash claimed the life of the front seat passenger, Latisha Henderson, 21, of Montgomery.

The driver and an infant were transported to Baptist Medical Center South and their conditions were listed as not life-threatening, said Sgt. Regina Duckett, a police spokeswoman.

Based on the investigation, the vehicle lost control and struck the concrete divider. Investigators continue to work to determine the cause of the crash, Duckett said.

There also was a second crash at the scene that led to the arrest of the driver of a pickup.

The pickup struck and totaled two police cars that were blocking the scene of the fatal crash, Duckett said.

Shana Hanrahan, 30, of Montgomery was charged with driving under the influence.

No one was injured in that crash.

The fatal crash marked the city?s 18th traffic fatality of the year.

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