Jamiesfeast – A bus accident on an Alabama highway killed one guy and hurt nine others. The accident is being investigated by the police.
The Nashville-bound Greyhound was traveling from Tallahassee, Florida, on Monday night when it crashed into a subcompact SUV in northern Alabama, close to the border with Tennessee. This is what the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said.
According to WAAY-TV, WAFF-TV, and USA TODAY, the driver of the SUV, Sidney Benson, 23, of Ardmore, Alabama, was not wearing a seatbelt and was declared dead at the scene.
His sister Jasmine confirmed Benson’s passing to WAFF, saying that her late brother was “witty and funny, charming and charismatic” and “had an incredible talent for falling asleep absolutely anywhere.”
“Getting ready took him a long time because he was always planning the perfect outfit and making his clothes unique.” He was really interested in science and was going to start school to study nuclear physics. Young man with lots of hopes and feelings. His family and friends loved him so much, and they still do. “His death left a hole that can never be filled,” she told the station in a statement.
Investigators say that eight people were hurt when the bus hit Benson’s SUV, went off the road, and flipped over near Alabama Highway 53 and Pinedale Road. The bus driver was also hurt.
The victims were taken to hospitals in the area to get medical help.
One person was seriously hurt.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.