Bessemer, AL (December 24, 2021) – Police in Bessemer were called to the scene of a major car accident on Christmas Eve. The accident was reported at approximately 6:45 p.m. on Interstate 459 just past Exit 6 near Morgan Road.
The ALEA’s Highway Patrol Division was among the first agencies at the scene. When troopers arrived, they discovered that at least one person was injured as a result of the accident. At this time, police have not provided any details on the events that caused the collision to occur. It is unclear if anyone involved will face any charges. The accident remains under investigation as motorists were advised to avoid the area and to find alternate routes of travel if possible.
There is no word on whether any charges are expected. No additional details have been released at this time.
Our thoughts and best wishes go out to those affected by this Bessemer car accident. We hope that the victim is able to make a complete and speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Alabama
According to statistics from the Alabama Department of Transportation, a reportable car accident took place in our state approximately once every three minutes in 2019. No one ever expects to be involved in an accident when they get behind the wheel of a vehicle. However, these statistics tell us that drivers are almost always at risk of being crash victims when they are on the roadway. Avoiding a crash depends on how safely drivers operate their vehicles. In some cases, however, victims are affected simply because they are in the wrong place at the wrong time. This happens because of negligent driving that takes place on Alabama’s roadways.
Based on numbers provided by NHTSA, more than 94% of vehicle accidents are caused by human error or driver negligence. Drivers who disobey traffic laws and drive recklessly can cause major issues for innocent motorists. Some common examples of negligent driving include speeding, impaired driving, distraction, texting while driving, and failing to yield at stoplights and stop signs. When you have been hurt in an Alabama car accident, you should act without delay to protect your rights.
Bessemer Car Accident Attorneys
At Cory Watson Attorneys, our team is here for you following an unexpected accident. We know that a car accident can turn your life upside down, leaving you with high medical bills and an uncertain future. We are here to answer your questions and help put your mind at ease with a solid legal strategy. For decades, our Bessemer car accident lawyers have assisted injured victims who are experiencing exactly what you are going through at this time. Our attorneys will help get you the compensation that you deserve by holding the careless driver accountable.
We offer a free consultation for all potential clients and our firm is standing by to help at any time. During the consultation, we will discuss your rights and options for moving forward. To speak with a car accident attorney in Bessemer, please reach out to us using the link on our website or give us a call 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.