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Police: Tuscaloosa crash may have been caused by medical incident

Ruby Petagrew, 82, was driving her 1999 Toyota Corolla while crossing over a speed table on...
Ruby Petagrew, 82, was driving her 1999 Toyota Corolla while crossing over a speed table on Overbrook Road around 6:25 p.m. May 11.(WAFF)
Published: May. 12, 2022 at 12:09 PM CDT
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBRC) - Authorities say a deadly crash in Tuscaloosa may have happened because the victim had a medical incident, according to police.

Ruby Petagrew, 82, was driving her 1999 Toyota Corolla while crossing over a speed table on Overbrook Road around 6:25 p.m. May 11.


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Her car hit a mailbox at a home and then crashed into bushes of a home three houses away. Mrs. Petagrew died at the scene.

TPD’s Accident Reconstruction Unit responded and is conducting a follow-up investigation.

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