Fatal Accident

An accident in Covington County claimed the lives of three people and left a child critically injured.

The accident happened around 10 p.m. Friday night on U.S. Highway 331.

Sixteen-year-old Kevin Meeks and 17-year-old Christen Short were headed Southbound on Highway 331 when their car collided with another car headed Northbound.

Fifty-four-year-old Donna Gallion and a juvenile passenger were in the second car.

Meeks, Short and Gallion were all killed, the juvenile was taken to UAB Medical Center with critical injuries. All of the victims lived in Opp.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.