3 injured in Carolina wreck

Published 10:52 am Thursday, June 18, 2015

A two-vehicle accident in Carolina Thursday morning sent two to the local hospital and a 13-year-old was airlifted to an out-of-state hospital.

Trooper spokesperson Kevin Cook said the wreck occurred at 6:25 a.m., on U.S. 29 at the 37.3 mile marker.

William Hunter Price, 16, of Andalusia, was driving a 2007 Chevrolet, which crashed into a 2002 Ford driven by Winfred Lynn Bass, 49, of Andalusia.

Price and Bass were transported to Andalusia Regional Hospital for treatment of their injuries, Cook said.

The 13-year-old passenger in Price’s vehicle was taken to Sacred Heart for treatment of non-life threatening injuries, Cook said.

The is the third major wreck since Monday in Covington County.

On Monday, Andalusia Police responded to a two-vehicle accident in front of Video Warehouse, where a 2003 Pontiac Bonneville collided with a 2015 Volkswagen Passat. Authorities ID’d the drivers as Chamir Cinton and Robin Studill. A third victim, James Lane was also injured.

The cause of that accident has not yet been released.

On Tuesday night, a head-on collision killed one man and seriously injured his passenger and a driver of a Nissan Altima.

The driver, Daniel Soloman was killed and his passenger Benjamin Soloman was listed in critical condition, according to Troopers.

Red Level Elementary School teacher Whitney Wright was the driver of the Altima.

She was airlifted to Sacred Heart in Pensacola, Fla.