LEE COUNTY, Alabama (WRBL) – A Salem man died Tuesday afternoon, a number of hours after being injured in an early morning automobile accident in Lee County.
In line with Lee County Coroner Invoice Harris, Marquez D. Thomas, 25, died within the intensive care unit of Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital, after being transported from East Alabama Medical Heart for remedy after the accident. .
Harris says a feminine passenger within the car was additionally significantly injured within the accident.
Alabama Legislation Enforcement Company officers say the crash occurred Tuesday morning at 12:05 a.m., about 9 miles south of Opelika on Alabama 51 north, close to mile marker 103.
The Hyundai Sonata Thomas he was driving apparently veered off the highway whereas rounding a curve, hit a culvert and rolled over, in response to ALEA officers.
Harris says that each Thomas and the passenger had been thrown from the automobile throughout the accident. Authorities say neither of the 2 victims was carrying a seatbelt on the time of the accident.
The passenger stays in important situation at Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital.
Brokers from the ALEA Freeway Patrol Division are investigating the accident.