Mobile, AL (December 26, 2021) – The Mobile Police Department responded to the scene of a serious crash on Christmas Day. The accident happened around 9:00 p.m. on Kimbrough Lane near the intersection with Wilson Avenue.
According to an initial report, the collision involved a car and a bicycle. The bicyclist was struck and suffered injuries as a result of the accident. Rescue crews arrived on the scene and treated the bicyclist. There is no word on the extent of the injuries or the bicyclist’s condition at this time. Police closed the road while they conducted an investigation into the collision. There is no word on the events leading up to the accident and it is not clear if any charges will be filed. Motorists were asked to avoid the area while officials worked at the scene and were told to find alternate routes of travel if possible. The identity of the bicyclist is not available.
No further details have been released. An investigation is ongoing.
We would like to offer our thoughts and well-wishes to the injured bicyclist following this accident in Mobile. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Bicycle Accidents in Alabama
According to the Alabama Department of Transportation, there were 256 accidents involving bicyclists in Alabama in 2019. While the number of bicycle crashes in Alabama has remained relatively steady over the years, so have the number of serious injuries and deaths. In 2019, there were 194 reported injuries and 6 fatalities in crashes involving bicycle riders. Each accident must be carefully investigated. In many cases, the bicyclist is killed or injured through no fault of their own.
Due to the serious nature of the injuries suffered by bicyclists, these accidents can frequently result in very disruptive outcomes. Victims may find themselves with large medical bills and a long road to recovery. In some instances, a family will have to mourn the sudden loss of a loved one. Certainly, given the devastating nature of these crashes, it is important to ensure that any legal case is correctly handled. Failure to seek proper counsel can cost you thousands of dollars and can jeopardize your future.
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Mobile Bicycle Accident Attorneys
Here at Cory Watson Attorneys, our Mobile bicycle accident lawyers can help when you have been affected by a crash in our state. We know the difficulties that you are facing during this time. Our team will fight to ensure that your rights are protected and that all responsible parties are held accountable. We have decades of experience handling some of the most complicated accident claims and we would be honored to help you as well.
Our team stands ready to assist you at any time. Help is just a phone call away. Let us walk you through this difficult period and help you move forward on your path to recovery. To schedule your free appointment with a bicycle accident lawyer in Mobile, please reach out to us at the link on our website or give us a call at (205) 328-2200.
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