Anniston, AL (January 5, 2022) – The ALEA’s Highway Patrol Division responded to the scene of a serious car accident in Anniston on Wednesday, January 5th. The accident took place around 12:30 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 20 near exit 188.
When officers arrived, they located at least one person suffering from injuries as a result of the accident. Paramedics also arrived at the scene and provided treatment to the injured victim. There is further information at this time on the nature or the extent of the injuries that were sustained. Police have not provided any details on the cause or the events leading up to the accident. There is no word on whether any charges are expected to be filed.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing at this time. No additional information is available.
We would like to offer our thoughts and best wishes to those affected by this car accident in Anniston. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Injury Accidents in Alabama
Injury crashes in Alabama take place each day, multiple times per day. Unfortunately, we are all at risk every time we get behind the wheel of a vehicle. While it is easy to take our safety for granted, it is important to remember that negligent drivers are all around us and it only takes a split-second to become the victim of a serious injury crash. Due to this fact, drivers should always utilize extreme care and caution while on the roadway. Taking basic defensive measures can drastically reduce the risk of being involved in an Alabama car accident.
Following a car accident in Alabama, there are a few things that you should do. First, you should contact the police if you are able and make a report of the crash. Having the accident documented is very important to your case down the road. Second, if you are hurt you should seek medical treatment immediately. Failing to obtain treatment or waiting too long after the crash to see a doctor can reduce the value of your claim. Third, you should reach out to an experienced car accident lawyer in order to begin seeking compensation for your injuries.
Anniston Car Accident Attorneys
Here at Cory Watson Attorneys, our skilled Anniston car accident lawyers can help during your time of need. We have decades of combined experience assisting crash victims and their families and we know what needs to be done to help you get the compensation that you need and deserve. Following a crash, you are likely facing unexpected medical bills and financial hardship as you could be forced to miss work. The compensation that you receive can help offset the expenses that you are facing and help you move forward with your life.
Our team stands ready to assist you at any time. We provide a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. To schedule your appointment with a car accident attorney in Anniston, please reach out to us at the link on our website or give us a call any time at (205) 328-2200.
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Disclaimer: At the personal injury law firm of Cory Watson Attorneys, we have focused our careers on giving back to our local community. Our careers have been dedicated to changing injured victims and their family’s lives for the better. We do this by fighting for and protecting their rights in a court of law to ensure that they receive full and fair compensation after being injured in an accident. Our goal is to bring awareness to the dangers associated with driving. The information provided in this post is not intended to be medical or legal advice. This is not a solicitation for business. The photo used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene.A