One killed , two injured in head-on collision in Graysville

By Arielle Clay

GRAYSVILLE, AL (WBRC) - The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is investigating a head-on collision between two pickup trucks in the city of Graysville.

The accident happened at about 8:00 a.m. Thursday on Cherry Avenue near Hillcrest road.  One person driving a Dodge pickup was killed.  That driver had a 5-year-old passenger in the car.  The child was injured and taken to Children's Hospital in Birmingham.

The driver of the other truck, a Chevrolet pickup, was taken to UAB hospital by LifeSaver helicopter with critical injuries.

Deputies say it appears one truck crossed the center line into oncoming traffic.  Right now they are not saying which truck veered off.

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