All teens identified in fatal accident near Pinson Saturday

Colton Chatham

Update:The driver of the car has been identified as 17 year old Stephen Jordan Long of Pinson. Long was found deceased at the scene.


Jefferson County Sheriff's deputies are on the scene of a fatal single-car accident in Pinson that happened around 2:45 p.m. Saturday.

Sgt. Randy Christian reports that the wreck occurred off Alabama Highway 75 on Faucett Road. A male teen driver lost control of the vehicle, which was carrying three male teen passengers, and left the road. Deputies arrived at the scene to find the driver deceased.

One of the teen passengers was flown to a local hospital with critical injuries while the other two occupants were treated on site for minor injuries.

The accident is still being investigated.

We will continue to follow this story and provide updates as information becomes available.