UPDATE (4/15/21) — Mobile Police have identified the two killed in a multiple vehicle crash on Moffett Road Wednesday evening.
Press release from MPD: “On Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 1753 hours Mobile Police responded to a wreck with injuries on Moffett Rd at Wolfridge Rd. Preliminary Investigation indicates that a UPS truck pulling a trailer was travelling east on Moffett Rd. The UPS driver lost control, crossed over into the west bound lane and struck a Pontiac sedan travelling in the west bound left lane. A Ford F250 then struck the Pontiac from behind causing the Pontiac to collide with a Hyundai Sonata that was travelling west in the right lane. Detectives believe wet road conditions was a factor and no drugs or alcohol have been discovered in the investigation.
Friends and family have been posting about the tragedy on social media:
The deceased driver and passenger of the Pontiac has been identified as 28 year old Deidreana Ariel Jasper and her one year old son Noah Isiah Brown. The investigation into this incident will continue. If anyone has additional information about the crash, please call Mobile Police at 208-7211.”
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) – Mobile Police say an adult and child died in a crash on Moffett Road and Wolf Ridge Road Wednesday evening. The crash happened around 6 p.m.
Investigators say four vehicles were involved. Another adult is reported to have minor injuries. Two drivers were uninjured.
Police say traffic is only moving east on Moffett. Westbound lanes are backed up to the interstate.
Investigators believe rain and slick roads are to blame for the crash.
“Slow down, Slow down be careful,” said Lt. Chris Levy. “In this particular case, it appears wet roads are a factor that created this situation. So take your time.”