Maria accident injures one
A Tuesday night accident on Maria Avenue left twisted metal and one person injured.
The Demopolis Police Department responded to a call at 8:47 at the corner of Maria Avenue and Poe Road when a 2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo driven by Charleston Guy Hinson of Demopolis and a Chevrolet C-1,500, driven by Samuel Pate Jr. of Gallion collided.
The accident left severe damage to the Monte Carlo and sent the C-1500 into the ditch.
The accident occurred when Hinson’s vehicle, which was traveling north on Maria, slowed down to make a left-turn onto Poe Road. Pate’s vehicle did not yield the right-of-way, causing the vehicles to strike each other.
Melanie Grant, a passenger in the C-1,500 was injured in the accident and transported to Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital by Tombigbee Emergency Medical Services.
No other injuries were reported in the accident.