2 people killed, 3 others taken to hospital in JeffCo car wreck - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

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2 people killed, 3 others taken to hospital in JeffCo car wreck

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, AL (WBRC) -

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is investigating a car accident that killed two people and sent three others to the hospital.

Authorities say the accident happened in the 7200 block of Old Tuscaloosa highway just after 2:30 p.m Sunday.

The victims have been identified as James John Griffith, 37, of McCalla and Michael Lane Ray, 22, of McCalla.

First responders arrived to find the two vehicles collided. Police say the drivers of both cars died on the scene.

Two children were taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. An adult female from the other car was also taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Authorities say that early information from the scene is one vehicle was struck from behind by the other.

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