Irondale, AL (January 3, 2022) – A female pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run crash that took place on Sunday night in Irondale. The accident occurred around 6:30 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 20 near mile marker 134 and 135.
According to Alabama State Troopers, the woman was walking near the roadway when she was hit by a Dodge Journey. The driver of the Journey failed to stop after striking the woman. The unidentified pedestrian died at the accident scene. Troopers are still looking for the Journey driver at this time. The vehicle is believed to be made between 2009 and 2020. There were no other injuries reported in the accident.
Troopers are still investigating the collision. No further details are available at this time.
We wish to offer our most sincere condolences to the victim’s family following this deadly hit-and-run accident in Irondale.
Fatal Accidents in Alabama
A fatal car accident in Alabama can take place at any time. Unfortunately, these crashes are somewhat common in our state. In 2019, nearly 1,000 people were killed in car accidents that happened across Alabama. A substantial number of these accident victims were killed in crashes that were not their fault. Instead, the negligent actions of another are to blame for the accident.
Fatal crashes can leave devastated family members behind to pick up the pieces. Following a fatal accident, it is normal to feel stress, anxiety, anger, and a range of other emotions. You may wonder how you are going to move forward following the crash. As you begin to weigh your legal options, it is important to choose an attorney who will fight for you as you move along your path to recovery. Under Alabama law, car accident victims and their families have the right to recover compensation from the other driver following the accident.
Irondale Wrongful Death Lawyers
Choosing an attorney can seem like a daunting task. When selecting an attorney to represent your interests following a serious crash, you should seek a skilled lawyer who has experience handling difficult accident claims. Your attorney should also be compassionate and care about your case. Here at Cory Watson Attorneys, our Irondale wrongful death lawyers are always dedicated and looking out for your best interests. We put our clients first and prioritize your claim. We are dedicated to efficiently and effectively getting you the best possible recovery.
Our firm stands ready to help at all times. We offer free consultations for all potential and prospective clients. During the consultation, we will go over the case strategy and develop a plan to win. To schedule your free appointment with a car accident lawyer in Irondale, please contact us at the link on our website or give us a call at 205-328-2200.
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