One Injured In Accident Near Cottonwood

A Houston County woman takes a trip to the hospital after getting into a fiery crash.

The wreck happened Monday afternoon, about 6 miles east of Cottonwood, in Houston County.

Authorities say 18 year old Kellan Whitehurst, of Gordon, was traveling along Hickory Grove Road when she slammed into a log truck, causing both vehicles to catch on fire.

They say Whitehurst was driving on the wrong side of the road at the time of the accident, but did not specify whether speed played a factor.

Whitehurst was transported to the Southeast Alabama Medical Center with minor injuries.

The driver of the truck was unharmed. No word yet on the exact cause of the accident.