1 dead, 2 injured in Opp crash

1 dead, 2 injured in Opp crash
The Opp Police Department and Alabama State Troopers are investigating a fatal crash that happened Friday night. (Source: Hawaii News Now/file)

OPP, AL (WSFA) - The Opp Police Department and Alabama State Troopers are investigating a fatal crash that happened Friday night.

According to OPD, officers and Opp Fire Department units responded to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of the Opp Bypass and Cool Springs Road. OPD advises a Ford Windstar van carrying two people was driving westbound on Cool Springs Road, attempting to cross the bypass, when it hit a Toyota Highlander, carrying one person.

The passenger of the van was dead at the scene, and the driver sustained severe injuries, and was air-lifted to a hospital.

The driver of the Toyota was taken to the Mizell Memorial Hospital Emergency Room with non-life threatening injuries.

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