Northport, AL (January 6, 2022) – The Northport Police Department responded to the scene of a deadly crash in Northport on Wednesday, January 5th. The crash occurred around 8:30 p.m. in the 4800 block of McFarland Boulevard.
According to a report, a 62-year-old man was driving a 2012 Toyota Camry on McFarland. A 35-year-old female was driving a 2011 Toyota Camry, also on McFarland. As the 62-year-old man was driving on McFarland he swerved to miss a deer that darted into his lane of travel. The man lost control of his vehicle and collided with the 35-year-old woman’s car. Both drivers suffered critical injuries and were later pronounced dead.
The Northport Police Department is still investigating the crash at this time. No further information has been released.
Our thoughts and condolences go out to the victims’ families following this fatal car accident in Northport.
Fatal Car Accidents in Alabama
According to the Alabama Department of Transportation, there were nearly 140,000 traffic accidents reported annually in our state during recent years. An Alabama injury crash can take place anywhere at any time. Drivers who utilize the roadway should always be familiar with their surroundings and should take proper precautions in order to avoid a serious accident from occurring. It only takes one moment of negligent driving to change your life, and possibly the lives of others, forever.
If you or a loved one have been injured in a traffic accident in Alabama, you should seek advice from a qualified and trusted attorney as soon as possible. A good personal injury lawyer will be able to evaluate your case, explain the law as it applies to your circumstances, and come up with a plan of action to help you receive the money to which you are entitled. During this time, it is important to be fully compensated as you move through various stages of your recovery.
If you attempt to settle your claim with the insurance company too soon, you are likely undervaluing the claim and not receiving as much as you should. That is because the insurance company is not working for you but instead their only goal is to settle your case as quickly and cheaply as possible. You need an advocate on your side who will fight for you to make sure that you receive the full amount of compensation to which you are entitled.
Northport Personal Injury Attorneys
At Cory Watson Attorneys, our Northport personal injury lawyers are here for you no matter the circumstances. We strongly believe in justice for all innocent crash victims and will fight for your legal rights when your back is against the wall. We will stand up for you and make sure that you receive the compensation you need during an uncertain and stressful time in your life.
Our consultations are always free to potential clients. We also work on a contingency fee basis in most injury cases, meaning there is no payment until we successfully obtain a recovery on your behalf. To schedule your appointment with a member of our team, please contact us at the link on our website or give us a call any time at (205) 328-2000.
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