Victim in Bessemer Road pedestrian fatality identified

Fatal wreck

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — An out of control van struck two pedestrians walking on a sidewalk along Bessemer Road Thursday afternoon, killing a 42-year-old woman and seriously injuring another.  The accident happened around 4:30 p.m.

The van was heading east on Bessemer Road when it left the roadway, hitting the two pedestrians.  The female victim, identified as Tina Faye Oliver, was pinned against a light pole by the van and died at the scene. A second male victim was tossed in the air by the impact.  He suffered a broken pelvis.

No charges have been filed against the driver of the van.

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