Alabama Crash Report: Head-on crash in Irondale claims life of 74-year-old woman 

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Crash Report – 

Irondale, AL 


Report ID: 2023 September 19

NCIC#: Unknown

OFFICER ID#: Unknown

Traffic Unit 1: Vehicle

Traffic Unit 2: Vehicle 

Occupants: 2

Injuries/Fatalities: Yes

Vehicle Damage (If Any): Yes

Property Damage (other than vehicles): N/A

Road Surface Condition: Dry

Manner of Crash Impact (Single Vehicle, Angle, Left Turn, Rear-End, Head-On, Sideswipe, U-Turn, Other, Unknown): Head-on 

Location of Pedestrian/Cyclist (If Any): N/A


IRONDALE, AL – A 74-year-old woman lost her life after she crashed her car head-on with another vehicle on the 7400 block of Crestwood Boulevard after 1 p.m. Tuesday. First responders rushed the woman — Anita Lovoy Ricketts of Birmingham — to UAB Hospital, where she was later pronounced dead. Birmingham Police have initiated an investigation and have not provided additional details. 

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