Birmingham, AL (September 18, 2021) – At least one person was hospitalized as a result of a motor vehicle accident in the Birmingham area on Friday evening. Just before 5 p.m., on September 17, the police, firefighters, and EMS in Birmingham responded to the scene of a crash on Interstate 65.
Reports from local authorities show that a collision between vehicles blocked the northbound side of Interstate 65 in the area of mile marker 255.7. The crash caused delays throughout the area near exit 256 for Oxmoor Road in Homewood.
At least one person was transported to a local hospital where they underwent medical treatment for injuries sustained in the crash.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim who was injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Birmingham, Alabama
Every year, car accidents in the state of Alabama leave tens of thousands of people injured. These accidents are often caused by people who engage in reckless and negligent actions. Drivers who speed, drive while impaired, and engage in other reckless driving behaviors continue to place the lives of others sharing the roads at risk every day.
Victims who are harmed in accidents are often left with severe injuries that require extensive medical care. Some of the most common injuries from collisions in our state include:
- Broken bones
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Head injuries
- Soft tissue and neck injuries
- Burn injuries
- Cuts, scrapes, and abrasions
When victims are harmed in accidents, due to the negligent acts of others, they often have legal options available to help them recover. Many victims are unaware of the legal options that are available to help them move forward.
If you have been injured in a motor vehicle collision, you should seek the guidance of a qualified Birmingham car accident lawyer as soon as possible. A skilled legal team can meet with you and review the circumstances surrounding your accident. If you were injured as a result of another person’s negligence, your lawyer will fight to get you timely compensation for medical care, lost earnings, and more.
Birmingham Personal Injury Lawyers
Our Birmingham personal injury attorneys have nearly four decades of experience helping victims throughout the state get the justice they deserve. Our lawyers at Cory Watson Attorneys have gained a well-respected reputation for providing our clients with trusted and effective representation.
If you have been hurt in a collision, due to the negligence of another person, do not wait to protect your legal rights. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Alabama at (205) 328-2200 to see how we can help you. By scheduling a free case review with our team at your earliest convenience, we can discuss the circumstances surrounding your crash. Our lawyers will identify all liable parties and help you pursue legal actions against them. Contact our law firm today to get started.
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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.