Residential car wreck claims the life of man

Published: Oct. 3, 2021 at 4:11 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 5, 2021 at 6:35 PM CDT
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - A wreck in Huntsville claimed the life of a man on Sunday afternoon.

The single-vehicle wreck happened on Sandia Blvd, just off Winchester Rd, at about 2:45 p.m. on Sunday, according to HEMSI. Authorities say the car hit a utility pole.

When crews arrived on the scene, they found two people injured. According to Huntsville Police, 19-year-old Darius Ford was in critical condition and crews immediately began to administer life-saving first aid but was pronounced dead at the hospital. The other patient, 24, was in serious but stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries.

Authorities have not released any further details on the victims.

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