Two Occupants Rushed To Trauma Centers After Head On Collision Near CRMC

by | Aug 22, 2017 | 911, City News, Cullman City, Public Safety

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A head-on collision involving a blue passenger car and a white pick-up truck occurred this morning around 10 am.

This roadway incident occurred directly in front of Cullman Regional along Alabama Highway 157.

According to longtime Officer Cindy Rohrscheib of the Cullman Police Department, the truck was headed southbound on the highway when it crossed the center line impacting the passenger car. Rohrscheib believes the motor vehicles were operating at or near the posted speed limit of 50 mph.

The impact resulted in a direct, head-on collision.

Lianne Williams was operating the car; Jason James was the driver of the pick-up truck.

Airbags deployed in this wreck with both occupants sustaining significant injuries with severity levels that requiring care in Level 1 Trauma Centers.

Medical teams from Cullman EMS treated all parties at the scene. Cullman EMS Director James Curtis has confirmed the two injured were transported out via ambulance. One party went to UAB Medical Center, the other to Huntsville Hospital. Cullman Emergency Medical Services provided the transportation and medical care.

Assisting Rohrscheib at the location was Officer Roy Bates. He indicated that both lanes of Alabama Highway 157 were shut down with a traffic detour in front of Cullman Regional for over one hour.

Personnel from Cullman Fire Rescue also participated in this operation. Their duties included medical attention at the scene, traffic control, and debris field clean-up.

Also summoned to the scene was a Trooper with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. A complete investigation into the circumstances of the collision commenced.

It is believed Williams was pregnant at the time of the collision. The medical status and condition of the unborn child are not publicly available.

Alabama Highway 157 at Cullman Regional

Two Occupants Rushed To Trauma Centers After Head On Collision Near CRMC

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