Mountain Brook, AL (November 18, 2021) – Authorities in Mountain Brook responded to a serious car accident on Thursday night, November 17th. The collision was reported on US Highway 280 near Cherokee Road around 10:25 p.m.
Multiple law enforcement officers and rescue units responded to the scene. According to eyewitness reports, the crash involved multiple vehicles. There were injuries reported in the crash, although the full extent of the injuries has not been released. Officials did not provide any immediate information on the cause of the accident or the number of innocent victims. Police investigators were on the scene for several hours causing major traffic delays. Drivers were advised to find alternate routes of travel. The crash victim was not immediately identified.
No further information regarding the collision has been released at this time. An investigation is underway.
Car Accidents in Alabama
Alabama’s roadways can be a dangerous place for motorists. While no one ever expects to be involved in an accident, serious and fatal crashes occur across Alabama each day. Many of these crashes will result in catastrophic consequences for victims and their families. There are a number of causes of Alabama car accidents, however, most of them take place because of the actions of negligent drivers. This includes drivers who speed, drive recklessly, drive while distracted, and more. These incidents of negligent driver behavior can change lives in an instant.
Under Alabama law, car accident victims and their families may have legal rights under certain circumstances. The law provides for victims to receive compensation when they have been hurt in a crash that was not their fault. If you have lost a loved one, Alabama’s wrongful death laws can apply to allow families to sue a negligent driver that is responsible for the accident. While there is no amount of money that can replace a loved one or erase the crash, the compensation that you receive can help you offset many of the unexpected expenses that you have at this time.
Mountain Brook Car Accident Attorneys
If you have been affected by a crash in the Mountain Brook area, you should not delay exercising your legal rights. Many crash victims will mistakenly believe that there is nothing they can do and will not enforce their rights or will attempt to handle their claim on their own. This results in an inadequate settlement that fails to fully compensate you for your losses. Speaking with a Mountain Brook car accident attorney can mean the difference in moving forward successfully or being responsible for someone else’s negligence.
At Cory Watson Attorneys, our team can help. We have decades of experience assisting victims and their families following serious crashes. Our car accident lawyers in Mountain Brook are driven and dedicated to helping our clients achieve justice. We provide free consultations for all potential clients. To speak with a member of our team, please reach out to us at the link on our website or give us a call at (205) 328-2200.
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