Huntsville, AL (October 7, 2021) – A police vehicle and another car were involved in an accident on Thursday afternoon in Huntsville. The accident took place on Interstate 565 near Highway 20.
According to the Huntsville Police Department, an officer was removing a ladder from the road just before 2:00 p.m. when the crash occurred. An officer was hurt in the accident along with another person who was in one of the vehicles. The officer was taken to Huntsville Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The occupant of the car was transported with life-threatening injuries. Neither the officer nor the other driver has been identified.
There is no word on the exact events leading up to the accident. Officials were on the scene for several hours as they cleared the area and investigated the collision. Motorists were advised to avoid the area.
No further information has been released at this time.
We would like to offer our thoughts and best wishes to those affected by this car accident. We hope for a complete recovery.
Huntsville Car Accidents
A car accident in Huntsville is often a devastating and life-changing event for victims. Car accidents occur very suddenly and unexpectedly. No one ever expects to be involved in a crash when they get behind the wheel of a vehicle. However, given the prevalence of negligent drivers on our roadways, these accidents each day throughout the state. More than 100,000 car accidents were reported last year in Alabama with many of them leading to injuries and some of them resulting in serious injuries or even death.
It is important for victims and family members to remember that they may have certain legal rights after an accident. Innocent motorists can recover a variety of damages including medical and prescription bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and possibly more. Depending on the severity of your injuries, you could have a substantial claim for reimbursement. During this time, you should seek the services of a skilled and experienced car accident attorney.
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Huntsville Car Acciden Lawyers
Here at Cory Watson Attorneys, we understand the difficulties that you might be facing at this time. Our Huntsville car accident lawyers pride themselves on doing everything they can to help injured accident victims and their families. Since we first began assisting the citizens of Alabama, our firm has recovered more than $3 billion dollars in compensation for our clients. Our attorneys have handled all types of accident claims for our clients and we are not afraid or intimidated to take on large insurance companies.
Our goal is to win your case. We strive to ensure that our clients are able to move forward following a serious crash. Our firm provides a free consultation where we will discuss the strategy of your case and plan the path forward. For your free appointment with a car accident attorney in Huntsville, please contact us at the link on our website or give us a call at (205)-328-2200.
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