Leighton, AL (November 1, 2021) – A FedEx delivery driver was hurt when he was struck while making a delivery in Leighton over the weekend. The crash happened on Old Highway 20 about three miles east of Muscle Shoals.
According to a report, the 41-year-old man was in a neighborhood on his delivery route when he exited his vehicle to deliver a package. As the man walked outside of his truck, he was hit by a passing car. The driver was rushed to North Mississippi Medical Center where he was hospitalized for treatment. There is no information on the man’s condition at this time. No other injuries were reported.
It is not clear whether the driver remained at the scene of the accident. There is no word on whether any charges are expected to be filed.
The Highway Patrol is investigating the accident at this time. There is no further information available.
We wish to offer our thoughts and well-wishes to the victim of this injury crash in Leighton. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Alabama Car Accidents
An Alabama car accident can certainly be a devastating incident that can change the lives of those involved in an instant. Each day across our state, there are hundreds of reported car accidents. While not all reported accidents will involve injury, about one-third to one-half of all crashes will cause injuries to at least one person. According to the Alabama Department of Transportation, approximately 40,000 people were injured in Alabama car accidents in 2019. This number has increased steadily over the past several years are more drivers and more negligent drivers are taking to the roadways.
While a car accident in Leighton is stressful and can lead to physical and emotional trauma, the crash does not have to define your life moving forward. If you were simply an innocent victim and were hurt due to the negligence of a third party, you may have important and valuable legal rights. Under Alabama law, drivers and passengers who did not cause the accident can obtain a recovery for their pain and suffering, lost wages, medical bills, and potentially more. Understanding the amount to which you are entitled requires the help of an who is familiar with this area of the law.
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Leighton Personal Injury Lawyers
At Cory Watson Attorneys, our Leighton car accident lawyers bring a wealth of skill and experience to every case. We treat each client with care and compassion and we will ensure that your case is handled properly and that you receive the payment that you need to move forward along your path to recovery. Together, we will make sure that you are not held financially responsible for someone else’s careless and reckless behavior.
Our team is here and ready to help you at any time. To schedule your free appointment with a Leighton personal injury attorney, please contact us via the link on our website or give us a call at (205) 328-2200.
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