Family Members Identify Victim in West Mobile Crash

UPDATE: (8:00 pm) — The Mobile Law Enforcement Agency reported that the two-vehicle crash happened at 1:06 p.m. today, August 10, that had claimed the life of a Semmes man.

Austin Matthew Gill, 20, was killed when the 2006 Honda motorcycle he was operating collided with a 2013 Hyundai Elantra, driven by Willard Lee Frost, 48, of Saraland.

Gill was pronounced dead at the scene. Frost was not injured. The crash occurred on Schillinger Road 200 feet south of the Semmes City Limits.

Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.


WEST MOBILE, AL (WKRG) — Alabama State Troopers say one person is dead and another person is injured after a traffic accident on Schillinger Road.

Family members identified the victim as 20-year-old Austin Gill of Citronelle. The family told us Gill’s father was killed in a motorcycle accident in the same area, less than a year ago.

The crash happened Thursday afternoon on Schillinger Road northbound near the intersection at Moffett Road.

The northbound lanes of Schillinger Road are closed. The southbound lanes have been converted to allow two-way traffic.

Mobile County Sheriff’s Department is assisting with traffic control.

Drivers traveling in this area should expect delays while first responders work to clear the roadway.

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