Athens, AL (November 6, 2021) – Officials in Limestone County responded to the scene of a deadly two-vehicle accident on Saturday, November 6th. The crash happened around 1:00 a.m. on McCully Mill Road at the intersection with Capshaw Road.
The ALEA’s Highway Patrol Division responded to the accident scene. According to troopers, a 27-year-old woman from Athens was killed in the accident. The woman’s car was struck by another vehicle driven by an Athens teenager. She died at the crash scene. Two other victims were injured and were transported to Huntsville Hospital by the Athens EMS. There is no word on their conditions at this time. The cause of the accident remains under investigation. Motorists were asked to stay away from the area and to find alternate routes of travel if possible.
There is no word on any potential charges. No additional details are available.
We would like to offer our thoughts and condolences to those affected by this fatal car accident in Athens.
Fatal Accidents in Alabama
According to the Alabama Department of Transportation, there were 930 people killed in Alabama car accidents in 2019. This number has been increasing in recent years as our roadways become more dangerous and deadly. Most serious and fatal accidents could be avoided if all drivers used appropriate care and caution on the roadways. More than 90% of all car accidents in the United States are caused by some type of negligent driving behavior. Each accident must be carefully investigated in order to determine the cause.
Following a fatal accident, families are left feeling devastated and confused. During this time, you may wonder how you are going to move forward and pick up the pieces. Under Alabama law, family members could have valuable and important legal rights. This includes the right to receive compensation for the loss of your loved one. While no amount of money can replace the untimely loss of a family member, the compensation that you receive can help you with many of the unexpected expenses that you are now facing.
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Wrongful Death Lawyer in Athens
If you have been affected by a fatal accident in the Athens area, we are here to help. At Cory Watson Attorneys, our Athens wrongful death lawyers are here for you during your time of greatest need. We have decades of combined experience handling some of the most difficult types of accident claims. We fight hard for our clients each day to ensure that their rights are protected and our firm strongly believes in the pursuit of justice on behalf of innocent crash victims.
We are here for you at any time and we are standing by to take your call. Our attorneys always provide free consultations and case evaluations for all potential and prospective clients. Let us help you move forward along your path to recovery. For your free consultation with a car accident lawyer in Athens, please reach out to us at the link on our website or give us a call at (205) 328-2200.
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