November 5, 2018- A single vehicle crash caused a passenger fatality near Mobile, Alabama.
The two boys were travelling on Kali Oka Road. This was just north of Lazy Buck Road. The driver was nineteen year old Christopher Nelson. His passenger was Zachary Williams. The two were good friends. While Christopher left the scene of the accident alive, Zachary did not. Emergency vehicles took Christopher to a nearby hospital. However, emergency personnel pronounced Zachary dead at the vehicle.
Very little information for the investigation is currently available. Saraland Traffic Homicide Investigators were called to the scene. They took evidence collected at the site of the crash and through eye witness reports. It appears that the car somehow left he road. After, the car struck a tree. The tree fell over due to impact. Currently, authorities do not know if drugs or alcohol caused the car to leave the road. An investigation is underway. Christopher is also currently charged with manslaughter.
Zachary’s mother has also reached out to media. She stated that she does not wish Christopher’s life to be ruined over a mistake.
Pitman & Petro Attorneys at Law send thoughts are prayers to both families during this time. Such a tragedy, especially between dear friends, is truly devastating.