Lynn, AL (September 15, 2021) – A teen has lost their life as a result of a two-vehicle collision on Monday afternoon in Winston County. At around 1:28 p.m., on September 13, calls for assistance came in regarding a crash on Alabama 13.
Reports from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) show that a 19-year-old was driving a 2012 Chevrolet Cruze on Alabama 13. For unknown reasons, the man’s vehicle collided with a 2012 Freightliner near mile marker 255.
The driver of the Chevrolet sustained fatal injuries in the accident and was immediately pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the tractor-trailer, a 31-year-old male from Blakely, Georgia, was not injured.
At this time, the circumstances surrounding the crash are under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Truck Accidents in Lynn, Alabama
On average, more than 111 fatal truck accidents take place in the state of Alabama each year. These accidents often leave families to deal with the devastating consequences. The mental and emotional impact of fatal truck collisions is only made worse by the financial burdens families are forced to endure.
When victims lose their lives in truck accidents, their families are often required to cover funeral expenses and various costs. Not being prepared to tackle these costs can be extremely challenging to deal with. For this reason, it is crucial that surviving relatives reach out to a Lynn wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible. In some cases, families may be entitled to compensation that can help cover the financial burdens they face after experiencing the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one due to a truck accident.
Lynn Wrongful Death Lawyers
While working with our Lynn truck accident attorneys, your family can rest assured knowing both your legal rights and best interests are protected. For nearly 40-years, our team at Cory Watson Attorneys has fought aggressively to ensure bereaved families are able to hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions. Over the years, we have helped our clients recover more than $3 billion in combined verdicts and settlements. We are committed to helping our clients maximize their recoveries for funeral expenses, lost earnings, and a variety of other financial burdens they face moving forward.
After our initial consultation, our team will get started on your case. We take each case on a contingency basis, so you do not have to worry about paying anything to our team until we get compensation for you. If your loved one has lost their life in an accident, due to another person’s negligence, do not wait to protect your legal rights. Contact our Alabama personal injury lawyers at (205) 328-2200 to schedule a free case review with our team to discuss the legal options available for you.
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