Three people were killed in a trucking accident on Friday evening. The accident happened near Loxley on Alabama Highway 59. Three people were traveling in a car when they collided with a tractor-trailer.
64, of Benton, Maine, apparently pulled his car onto the highway into the path of a southbound Freightliner tractor-trailer at about 7 p.m.The truck struck the car on the driver side, they said.
His wife and the backseat passenger were also killed in the accident. The driver of the truck was hurt and taken to a local hospital to be treated for his injuries. The two people in the front seats of the car were wearing their seat belts. The backseat passenger was not. The accident is being investigated by the state police.