Birmingham, AL (November 11, 2021) – Officials in Birmingham responded to the scene of a serious crash on Wednesday night. The accident took place around 6:00 p.m. on U.S. Highway 31 north near the intersection with 3rd Avenue.
Troopers with the ALEA’s Highway Patrol Division were among the first agencies at the accident scene. Rescue officials also arrived and treated the injured victims for undisclosed injuries. At this time, there is no information on the cause of the accident. The collision resulted in all but one lane of the roadway being blocked. Drivers were urged to find alternate routes of travel and to avoid the area if possible. Officials have not determined whether any charges are expected to be filed.
The road remained closed for several hours as officials worked at the scene. No further information has been released at this time.
Our thoughts and best wishes go out to the victims of this car accident in Birmingham. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Alabama Injury Accidents
According to information from Drive Safe Alabama, the typical Alabama driver has greater than an 80% likelihood of being involved in a car accident over the course of their lives. Additionally, approximately one in three drivers will be involved in a crash involving serious injuries. These statistics confirm our pre-existing knowledge that driving carries great risk for most people. While we are willing to accept these risks, we must also be knowledgeable and aware of our surroundings while on the roadway. Driving safely and cautiously at all times can drastically reduce the chances of being hurt in a crash.
If you do find yourself involved in an accident that was not your fault, it is imperative to seek legal advice as soon as possible. Each year, thousands of innocent victims have their lives affected by negligent drivers. These victims lose their ability to perform many activities that are necessary or enjoyable. Crash victims may even be unable to work for a period of time following the accident, resulting in tremendous financial hardship. An Alabama car accident can dominate all aspects of your life which is why it is important to fully protect yourself during such a time. This includes seeking the maximum legal compensation for your injuries.
Car Accident Lawyer in Birmingham
In the days and weeks following an injury accident, your focus should be solely on your healing and recovery. You should not have to worry about the details of your legal claim. At Cory Watson Attorneys, our Birmingham car accident lawyers will fight for you when you have been affected by a crash that was not your fault. Our attorneys have decades of combined experience handling all types of serious accident cases and we would be honored to assist you as well.
Our team is here to take your call at any time. For a free consultation and case evaluation with a car accident attorney in Birmingham, please reach out to us via the link on our website or give us a call at (205) 328-2200.
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