Opelika, Ala. (EETV) - At approximately 5:30 PM Wednesday afternoon, Opelika Police received a 911 call of a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Northpark Drive and Andrews Road on the east side of Opelika. Upon arrival, by Opelika Police, Opelika Fire and Rescue, and EAMC EMS, they located 31-year-old April Billingsley, of Lanett, entrapped in her vehicle with no signs of life.
It appears that Billingsley was entering the intersection from Northpark Drive and was struck by a vehicle traveling north on Andrews Road. Lee County Coroner Bill Harris pronounced Billingsley dead at the scene. The driver of the vehicle that struck Billingsley was taken by ambulance to Midtown Medical Center in Columbus. The extent of his injuries is not known at this time. Billingsley’s body was taken to the Alabama Dept. of Forensic Sciences medical examiner’s office in Montgomery for a postmortem exam.
The accident remains under investigation by the Lee County Coroner’s Office and the Opelika Police.