Man arrested, charged with murder in connection to multi-vehicle fatal wreck that shut down I-20 in St. Clair Co.

Man arrested, charged with murder in connection to multi-vehicle fatal wreck that shut down I-20 in St. Clair Co.

ST. CLAIR COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - A multi-vehicle fatal crash shut down a portion of I-20 EB lanes in St. Clair County on Friday night.

Cpl. Steve Smith has now confirmed that a fourth person died as a result of the wreck. Three of the four fatalities were children all ages two or younger. The vehicle driver has been identified as Chester Earl Robinson.

The mother of two of the children killed in wreck was also injured. The driver of the other vehicle was also hurt, but the extent of his injuries are unknown.

Police say 34-year-old Justin Wells was arrested on Nov. 30 in connection to the fatal wreck. Wells was charged with four counts of murder.

Wells is suspected to have been driving under the influence at the time of the crash, according to police.

Wells is being held in the St. Clair County Jail without bond.

The accident happened at the 158 mile marker. Eastbound travelers were re-routed at the 156 mile marker.

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