Pell City, AL (January 2, 2022) – A passenger was killed and a driver was hurt following a single-vehicle crash near Pell City on Saturday, January 1st. The accident took place around 1:30 a.m. on Kelly Creek Road near the intersection with Piney Wood Road.
According to a report, from the scene, a 23-year-old man from Childersburg was operating a vehicle when the car left the roadway for unknown reasons. The vehicle then collided with a tree before coming to rest. A passenger in the vehicle, a 19-year-old teen from Alpine, died as a result of the crash. The driver was taken to a local hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries. The cause of the crash is under investigation at this time. There were no other vehicles involved and no additional injuries were reported.
Police have not released any further information. The accident remains under investigation.
We wish to offer our thoughts and condolences to those affected by this car accident in Pell City.
Car Accidents in Alabama
Car accidents happen every day across Alabama. When crashes occur, they almost always involve damage to the vehicles that were part of the accident. In about one-third of all accidents, there are also reported injuries. In 2019, there were nearly 150,000 car accidents in Alabama. More than 40,000 motorists were hurt as a result of these accidents. Sadly, 930 people were also killed. Some common injuries that occur due to Alabama car accidents include head trauma, broken bones, soft tissue injuries, and internal injuries. These injuries can be serious and take many months to heal.
If you or a loved one have been affected by a crash in our state, you could be entitled to compensation for your losses. Under Alabama law, accident victims who were not at fault can recover a variety of damages including pain and suffering, lost wages, medical bills, and possibly more. Only an experienced attorney can evaluate your case and ensure that your recovery is maximized. Many people make the mistake of trying to handle the case on their own. In doing so, they lost out on compensation to which they might otherwise be entitled.
Injury Accident Attorneys in Pell City
Here at Cory Watson Attorneys, our car accident attorneys in Pell City will always make sure that you are protected. We know the difficulties that you are experiencing following a crash. We can help protect your legal rights during this difficult time. Your focus should be solely on your recovery after an unexpected accident and you should not have to worry about the details of a legal claim.
Our firm is standing by to assist you at any time. We provide a free consultation to all potential clients. During the consultation, we will explain the legal process and help you choose the best path forward for yourself and your family. To speak with a Pell City car accident lawyer, please reach out to us via the link on our website or give us a call any time at (205) 328-2200.
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