21-year-old dies three days after accident on Hwy. 280 in Smiths Station

21-year-old dies three days after accident on Hwy. 280 in Smiths Station

SMITHS STATION, Ala. (WTVM) - A 21-year-old woman involved in a Nov. 1 vehicle accident on Hwy. 280 in Smiths Station has passed away from her injuries.

The two-vehicle accident on Hwy. 280 eastbound led to Diamond Anastasia Wright, 21, suffering from multiple internal injuries.

She passed away from those injuries on Nov. 4 at Piedmont Columbus Regional’s Intensive Care Unit at 1:00 p.m. CST, according to Lee County Coroner Bill Harris.

Wright’s son, who was a passenger in the vehicle, was air lifted to an Atlanta hospital. His condition is unknown, but he is expected to recover.

A preliminary investigation found that Wright may have pulled into the path of a truck and was struck on the side.

Alabama State Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency are currently investigating along with the Lee County Coroner’s Office.

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