Two injured in Pelham wreck over weekend
By Briana Harris / Staff Writer
PELHAM – A three-vehicle wreck at the intersection of U.S. 31 and Stonehaven Trail on Saturday, Aug. 20, injured two people, according to Pelham police reports.
Pelham authorities said a silver Nissan Maxima was traveling southbound on U.S. 31 when it T-boned a silver Toyota Corolla that was turning left from Stonehaven Trail onto U.S. 31. The Corolla flipped over on its side and hit a third car, a silver Dodge Grand Caravan.
According to authorities, the female of the Toyota Corolla was transported to UAB Hospital with a head injury and a female passenger in the Nissan Maxima was transported to Shelby Baptist Medical Center with minor injuries.
The wreck is still under investigation, but based on an eye-witness and statements from those involved in the wreck, authorities said they think that the driver of the Nissan Maxima ran a red light, causing the wreck.