Alabama Man In Serious Condition Following Wreck On Highway 82 This Morning
COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – A Millport, Alabama man is in serious condition after going the wrong way on Highway 82 and colliding with an 18-wheeler.
The crash happened in the curve of a bridge, just before the 18th Avenue exit, just before 11:00 this morning.
Witnesses and police tell WCBI the white minivan, driven by 77-year-old Roland Brewer, was going east in the westbound lane.
The truck driver hit his brakes to avoid Brewer.
The back axels hit the van and came off the trailer.
Highway 82 was shut down for a period of time, as crews worked for hours to clear the scene.