Mobile, AL (September 9, 2021) – One person has lost their life after a traffic collision that took place on Friday evening, September 3rd, in Mobile. Authorities say that around 7:55 p.m., emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Sollie Road.
Reports from the Mobile Police Department show that an 84-year-old man from China was walking in the area of Sollie Road near the Falling Leaf subdivision when he was struck by a vehicle.
The pedestrian was rushed to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. At this time, the police department is investigating the cause of the crash.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the man who lost his life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Mobile, Alabama
Over the past decade, the number of pedestrian accidents in Alabama has increased by approximately 60%. These accidents are happening more often and having a more severe impact on the lives of those involved. Pedestrians are extremely vulnerable during collisions due to the fact that they are unprotected. As a result, we are seeing these victims lose their lives in crashes at an alarming rate.
Most families are unprepared to deal with the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one. When pedestrians lose their lives in accidents, families often face medical expenses, funeral costs, and lost earnings. These and other financial consequences just make dealing with the mental and emotional impacts even more stressful. In Alabama, surviving relatives often have legal options available to help them move forward. Seeking the guidance of a knowledgeable Mobile wrongful death attorney can help your family get justice for your loved one. In some cases, families may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate some of the costs they face moving forward, including:
- Lost earnings
- Medical expenses
- Funeral Costs
- Burial expenses
- Pain and suffering
- And more
Seeking the help of a responsive legal team can help to ensure your family is able to get the justice you deserve after experiencing the unexpected loss of a loved one.
Mobile Wrongful Death Lawyers
For nearly four decades, Cory Watson pedestrian accident attorneys in Mobile have been fighting aggressively to protect the legal rights of families. We understand the challenges that grieving families face as they move forward from the loss of a loved one. Our team provides responsive representation to ensure the unique needs of each client are accurately represented. We fight to get justice for those taken away unexpectedly and to help families move forward.
If your loved one has lost their life in an accident, you must act quickly to hold those at fault accountable for their actions. Our team is available to help you get the justice you deserve. Contact our Alabama personal injury lawyers at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation with our team. By calling (205) 328-2200, our team can meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss the legal options available for you.
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Disclaimer: At the personal injury law firm of Cory Watson, 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.