Jefferson Co, AL – Derrious Scott Killed in Wreck on Eastern Valley Rd
Jefferson Co, AL (October 13, 2020) – One person was killed and another hospitalized on Friday, October 9th in Jefferson County.
The accident took place near Bessemer, in the 1100 block of Eastern Valley Road, at about 3:30 p.m.
A representative from local law enforcement stated that deputies were dispatched to the crash site after receiving reports of shots fired. Upon their arrival, they discovered that the shooting had caused a car accident.
The victims, one female, and one male, both sustained injuries during the accident. The male victim, who has since been identified as Derrious Tyrell Scott, 23, was also suffering from gunshot wounds.
Emergency medical personnel pronounced Scott dead on the scene.
Statements given by eyewitnesses indicate that the victims’ car was fired upon by someone inside of another car. The shooting caused the vehicle to crash into a nearby house.
No one inside the home was harmed during the collision.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Derrious Tyrell Scott, at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Car Crashes in Jefferson County
Throughout the United States, car accidents are a sad fact of daily life. In the state of Alabama, in 2016, someone was injured in a car accident every 11 minutes. The odds of a driver in Alabama being involved in a serious injury crash or a fatal accident are slightly more than one-in-three.
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