Accident Claims Life in Jackson County

Accident Claims Life in Jackson County

Marla Jones, Managing Editor

SCOTTSBORO, Ala.- A fatal crash claimed the life of a New Market teen on Saturday. 

The accident occurred around 9:35 p.m. on Alabama 40, just north of Scottsboro.

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) stated that the 16-year old victim was a passenger in a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta that collided head on with a 2014 BMW.  The teen was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The two drivers, along with three other juvenile passengers in the 2014 BMW were transported to the hospital for their injuries. 

The accident is under investigation by ALEA.