Alphonso Platt Death – Obituary : 62-year-old Alphonso Platt has died following a DUI car accident that happened in Northwest Charlotte.
The crash occurred on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at about 11:00 p.m. when a DUI driver collided with a red 2011 Toyota Camry on Beatties Ford Road.
A 1991 Cadillac Brougham and Toyota were travelling northbound on Beatties Ford Road when the two vehicles collided resulting in the Cadillac veering off the the roadway to the right and collided with a tree while the impact of the crash caused the Toyota to over flip.
The driver of Cadillac and two of his were taken to local hospital with injuries.
One of the passengers, Platt succumbed to injuries suffered at the hospital moment later.
Report has it that none of the occupants of the Cadillac were wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash.
According to authorities, the driver of the Toyota was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries while a passenger in the vehicle did not suffer any injuries.
The driver of the Toyota was later identified as Ahmah Norris, 42,. He was charged with driving under influence and not having operators license.