Birmingham, AL (October 10, 2021) – Officials responded to the scene of a major car accident in Birmingham on Saturday, October 9th. The accident occurred around 10:00 p.m. in the southbound lanes of Interstate 59 near exit 132 for 1st Avenue North.
Along with police, rescue crews responded to the area. There is no word on the extent of the injuries involved at this time. The crash resulted in moderate delays for other motorists as drivers were asked to avoid the area if possible. The road remained blocked for several hours while crews were at the scene. Police have not released any information on the identity of the victims and there is no word on their conditions.
The crash remains under investigation. No additional details have been released.
We wish to offer our thoughts to those affected by this car accident in Birmingham. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Birmingham Car Accident
Birmingham and surrounding areas are among the most common sites for car accidents in our state. According to recent statistics, Jefferson County reported the most annual car accidents of any Alabama County. In 2018, there were 34,263 crashes in Jefferson County. The overwhelming majority of these accidents, 30,141, took place in urban areas with 4,122 occurring in rural areas. These statistics underscore the dangers to motorists in Birmingham, especially in more heavily traveled places.
If you have been affected by a car accident in Birmingham, you should speak with an experienced lawyer as soon as possible. Following a crash, the last thing that you need is to worry about the legal details of an injury claim. Your focus at this time should be on your healing and recovery. Our job is to make sure that you are adequately compensated for someone else’s negligence.
Birmingham Car Accident Lawyers
When you have been hurt in an accident that was not your fault, you are likely feeling a range of emotions from anxiety to frustration and anger. These emotions can seem overwhelming as you worry about your future and whether you will be able to enjoy the life that you once had. Fortunately, there is help available. At Cory Watson Attorneys, our Birmingham car accident lawyers will fight for you every step of the way. We are passionate about our work and we strongly believe that no innocent crash victim should be left financially responsible for a crash that they did not cause.
We are here for you at any time and we provide a free consultation for all potential clients. To schedule a time to speak with a Birmingham personal injury attorney, please contact us at 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.