MPD: Car crashes into garbage truck, woman dies

Mobile police said a women died after crashing into the back of a garbage truck.
Mobile police said a women died after crashing into the back of a garbage truck.

Mobile police said a women died after crashing into the back of a garbage truck.

It happened Friday, February 21 around 3:20 a.m. on Airport Boulevard at Ridgefield Road.

When officers got to the scene, they found the privately owned garbage truck stopped in the outside lane of westbound Airport Blvd. Officials said the sedan hit the back of the truck.

The 22-year-old woman was taken to Providence Hospital, where she died from her injuries.

Authorities said it’s unknown if alcohol or drugs played a factor in the accident. However, they believe speed and lack of a seatbelt to be the prime contributing cercumstances.

Traffic homicide detectives are investigating the case.

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