Atmore, AL (October 26, 2021) – A man from Atmore died in a head-on collision that took place on Monday, October 25th. The accident happened just after 10:00 a.m. on Highway 21.
According to Senior Trooper Anna Peoples, a 62-year-old man was driving a 2010 Ford F-150 northbound he collided with a 2020 Freightliner Cascadia that was traveling southbound. The driver of Ford died at the accident scene. The 44-year-old man driving the Freightliner was not injured in the accident. The Highway Patrol Division of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is investigating the accident at this time. Motorists were asked to avoid the area and to find alternate routes of travel if possible.
No further details have been released.
We would like to offer our most sincere condolences to the victim’s family following this fatal crash in Atmore.
Fatal Car Accidents in Alabama
Alabama can be a dangerous state for motorists. According to statistics compiled by the Alabama Department of Transportation, there are more than 130,000 reported accidents on the roadways of our state every year. While not all of these accidents will result in injuries, many of them do. These crashes can affect everyone from young children to elderly adults. Unfortunately, about 40,000 people are also hurt in various types of accidents on an annual basis.
If you have been affected by an Atmore injury accident, you need an attorney by your side who will fight for you and help ensure that your rights are protected. Alabama personal injury law is a complicated area. Those who do not have experience handling accident claims will often settle for far less than what their case is worth. Insurance companies will attempt to force a quick settlement that may not even cover your medical costs. Once you sign a settlement, you have lost your legal rights forever.
Prattville Injury Attorneys
Here at Cory Watson Attorneys, our team of Atmore personal injury lawyers will always make sure that your case is handled thoroughly and appropriately. We have decades of experience handling injury claims and we will fight for your legal right to receive the compensation that you deserve. Our lawyers are not intimidated by the insurance company and we will not settle your claim until you are satisfied with the final outcome.
A member of our team is standing by to take your call at any time. We always offer free consultations to all potential and prospective clients. To speak with a car accident lawyer in Atmore, please contact us at the link on our website or give us a call at (205) 328-2200.
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