Wreck leaves Houston County Commissioner injured, police investigating cause
Houston County Commissioner Doug Sinquefield was injured Saturday night when the car he was driving left the roadway and crashed.
Sinquefield suffered a head injury and was admitted to the Southeast Alabama Medical Center with what are described as non-life threatening injuries.
Contributing factors to the single vehicle accident aren’t immediately available. The final version of the police report is expected to be available Monday.
It was first reported that Sinquefield was trapped inside the car but was able to free himself from the wreckage before police arrived.
The accident occurred near the intersection of Prevatt and Eddins Roads
Sinquefield was first elected to the commission in 2010 and re-elected in 2014.
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