Accident in South Montgomery claims a life

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MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -- One person is dead, while another is injured, after a van crashed into a tractor trailer on West South Boulevard near I-65.

Investigators tell WSFA 12 News that the driver of the van, a 66 year old man, died on the scene.

Police say his 95 year old mother is hospitalized with what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries.

According to the accident report, the 18 wheeler was making a left turn into the truck stop on the West South Boulevard when the van hit the back of the truck and wound up underneath it.

The truck driver suffered no injures.