Fultondale, AL (October 5, 2021) – Rescue officials were asked to respond to the scene of a deadly head-on collision in Fultondale early Tuesday morning. The collision took place at about 8:00 a.m. on Carson Road near the intersection with Indian Valley Road.
According to information received from Chief D.P. Smith, two cars were traveling in opposite directions on Carson Road when one of the vehicles crossed the centerline of the roadway. The cars collided head-on with one another. One female driver died at the accident scene. The driver of a second vehicle was rushed to UAB Hospital where they also succumbed to their injuries. Two other injured victims were taken to an area hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries. None of the deceased or injured victims have been identified at this time.
Officers with the Fultondale Police Department and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office traffic reconstruction team are currently investigating the accident. There is no word on the cause of the collision at this time.
No further details have been released
We wish to extend our most sincere condolences to those who lost their loved ones in this tragic accident. We also hope that the injured victims are able to make a full recovery.
Fultondale Car Accidents
Each day across Alabama, there are hundreds of reported crashes. These collisions range from minor fender benders to serious accidents which involve serious injuries and death. According to the Alabama Department of Transportation, a total of 930 people lost their lives in car accidents that took place throughout our state in 2019. A deadly accident can occur anywhere at any time. Drivers should always be cognizant of the risks that they are taking each time they get behind the wheel of a car.
If you or a family member have been affected by a Fultondale car accident, you are no doubt going through a difficult time. If you have lost a loved one, the pain and grief that you feel may seem insurmountable. If your family member was killed in a crash that was not their fault, you are likely experiencing anger and frustration. It is important to keep in mind that you could have valuable legal rights during this difficult time.
Under Alabama personal injury law, surviving family members can bring wrongful death claims against the driver that caused a deadly crash to occur. These claims seek compensation for injuries, including payment of funeral and medical bills, lost wages, and more. Only an experienced and skilled attorney can properly handle an Alabama wrongful death claim.
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Fultondale Wrongful Death Lawyers
Here at Cory Watson Attorneys, our team can help during this difficult time. Our Fultondale wrongful death attorneys know what it takes to get the job done. Even under the most difficult circumstances, we will always fight to get you the compensation that you deserve.
Our firm is standing by to take your call. Our consultations are always free and we would be honored to help. During the consultation, we will explain your legal rights and help you understand what steps you can take to move closer to recovery. To schedule an appointment to speak with a Fultondale injury attorney, please contact us at 205-328-2200.
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