MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Montgomery Police say alcohol was involved in a fatal traffic accident on Thursday that claimed the life of a Montgomery woman. Authorities have now arrested the driver of that vehicle and charged him with reckless murder.
Authorities responded to a fatal crash on I-85 northbound at the Perry Hill Road exit shortly before midnight on October 18. The passenger of the vehicle, 21-year-old Latisha Henderson died as a result of injuries she sustained in the crash. The driver, 30-year-old Darren Williams and an infant also in the vehicle were transported to a local hospital for treatment.
MPD's initial investigation indicated the vehicle lost control and struck the concrete divider. Accident investigators later determined the cause of the crash was alcohol-related. Williams, the diver of the vehicle, was charged with one count of reckless murder shortly after his release from the hospital.