Cantonment Woman Identified As Victim In Fatal Fiery Crash Oct. 21 In Baldwin County

October 31, 2022

A Cantonment woman has been identified as the victim in a fiery fatal crash October 21 in Baldwin County.

Amber N. Wiggins, 35, was fatally injured when the 2015 Nissan Armada she was driving caught fire after striking a 2020 Freightliner tractor-trailer driven by Akbar Shah Nazar Mohammad, 27, of San Antonio, Texas, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said Monday.

After the initial collision, the Nissan struck the rear of a 2022 Freightliner tractor-trailer driven by Gurkirt S. Benipal, 26, of Cypress, Texas, and was then struck on the rear by the 2020 Freightliner, according to troopers.

Wiggins was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash about 9:55 p.m. on October 21  on I-10 about two miles east of Mobile.

“As a result of the fire, Wiggins’s identity was not immediately available,” ALEA Corporal Reginal M. King said Monday.

The investigation is continuing.


3 Responses to “Cantonment Woman Identified As Victim In Fatal Fiery Crash Oct. 21 In Baldwin County”

  1. LW on November 4th, 2022 12:20 am

    So sorry to hear of this horrifically tragic news. Amber was a strong woman that didn’t take BS from anyone. You could take her or leave her, it made no difference to her. My heart breaks for Brandon and the kids. I’m so sorry for your loss.

  2. np630ss on November 1st, 2022 3:24 am

    A beautiful young woman, taken horribly much too soon. May God bless her soul and grant her family strength through this time of sorrow.
    Rest in Peace Ms. Wiggins.

  3. CB on October 31st, 2022 9:55 pm

    My prayers are heavy with Brandon and his family during this awful time. Good people with good hearts.