Among the ten victims of this accident which occurred on Saturday near Greenville, in the American state of Alabama are 9 children. The pileup involved more than 15 vehicles.
Accident due to aquaplaning
Tropical Storm Claudette, which formed in the Gulf of Mexico, “most likely” caused a deadly accident in the US state ofAlabama. At least 10 people died Saturday near Greenville following a pile-up involving more than 15 vehicles. Butler County Medical Examiner Wayne Garlock said the cars were heading north on I-65. The incident is believed to be the result of aquaplaning, he pointed out on the account of BFM TV.
Children from 4 to 17 years old
Among the 10 victims of theaccident there were eight children from 4 to 17 years old. They were in a vehicle at the Tallapoosa County Girls Ranch, a facility that houses young victims of abuse or neglect. A father and his nine-month-old daughter were riding in another car. Their death occurred at the same time as their transport to a hospital in the region, noted the medical examiner. Two other people, unrelated to the pile-up, also lost their lives when Claudette passed by, the president of the Tuscaloosa city council said on Saturday (Alabama), Kip Tyner.
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