Huntsville, AL (September 27, 2021) – One person has lost their life, and a second victim was left injured, following a crash in the Huntsville area on Sunday afternoon. At around 1:37 p.m., on September 26, the Madison Police Department responded to the scene of an accident on Highway 72.
Reports from local authorities show that a collision between a white pickup truck and an unknown number of additional vehicles blocked Highway 72 near Jeff Road during the afternoon hours.
One person involved in the accident suffered fatal injuries and was declared deceased at the scene.
A second victim, identified as an 18-year-old female, was transported to a local hospital for medical care.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim who was injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Huntsville, Alabama
Tens of thousands of victims are harmed in motor vehicle collisions every year in the state of Alabama. In many cases, victims sustain minor injuries that disrupt their days. However, there are thousands of instances where victims injured in crashes are rushed to area hospitals where they are forced to undergo extensive medical treatment. Regrettably, more than 900 people end up passing away as a result of their injuries.
Some of the leading causes of crashes in Alabama include:
- Failing to yield the right of way
- Driving while impaired by drugs or alcohol
- Driving while distracted
- Running red lights/passing stop signs
- Engaging in reckless driving behaviors
When innocent victims lose their lives in crashes due to these and other acts of negligence, their families may have legal options available to help them move forward. If you have been hurt in a motor vehicle accident, you should seek the guidance of a qualified Huntsville wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible. A skilled legal team can meet with you and review the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s accident.
For a free legal consultation, call 877-562-0000
Huntsville Wrongful Death Lawyers
The Huntsville car accident attorneys at Cory Watson have decades of experience helping bereaved families hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions. We understand the challenges that families face after experiencing the unexpected loss of a loved one. This motivates our lawyers to provide the most trusted and effective representation to ensure our clients get justice.
If your loved one has lost their life in a motor vehicle collision, our team will help you get the compensation you need to cover funeral expenses and other costs you face. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Alabama at your earliest convenience. Call our law firm today at (205) 328-2200 to schedule a free case evaluation with our team to discuss the legal options available for you.
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