CHAMBERS COUNTY, AL (WTVM) – On Wednesday, Dec. 6 around 1:23 p.m., a Chambers County Deputy attempted to stop a vehicle on Phillips Road in Lanett for a traffic violation.
According to officials, the suspect's vehicle was speeding as it turned onto Cusseta Road. At the intersection of Cusseta Road and Magnolia Road, the driver lost control of the vehicle and then hit a utility pole and a tree.
There were three people found to be in the vehicle. The driver and a second person sustained life threatening injuries and they were flown out by Lifesaver. The third person was transported by Lanett EMS.
This incident is being investigated by the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Traffic Homicide Unit and criminal charges are pending.