Pinson, AL (October 16, 2021) – Authorities responded to the scene of a serious head-on crash in Jefferson County near Pinson on Friday, October 15th. The accident took place in the 9200 block of Highway 79, close to the Blount County Line.
According to police, two vehicles were traveling in opposite directions on Highway 79 when one of them crossed the centerline of the roadway and collided head-on with the other car. One person was taken from the scene via helicopter to a nearby hospital. There is no word on the extent of their injuries at this time. It is not clear if anyone else was hurt in the accident. The cause of the crash has not been determined.
Officials closed Highway 79 for several hours as motorists were re-routed at the scene. Drivers were advised to avoid the area if possible.
No further details have been released. The crash remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our thoughts and best wishes to the victims of this accident. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Pinson
Car accidents in Alabama take place approximately every three minutes. This means that drivers are constantly at risk of being involved in a crash when they are on the roadways. Car accidents take place throughout our state in a variety of areas, both urban and rural, on busy city streets and on quiet neighborhood roadways. Drivers must always remain alert and aware of their surroundings in order to reduce their chances of being involved in a potentially serious crash.
Being vigilant, however, is not always enough to stop a crash from occurring. The presence of negligent motorists on the roadways ensures that, unfortunately, some accidents will still happen. Drivers who break traffic laws and speed or drive recklessly are still the main cause of most car accidents in our state. Impairment and distraction also contribute to many serious crashes. Police must carefully investigate each accident in order to determine the cause and which driver should be held responsible.
Car Accident Lawyers in Pinson
When you or a loved one have been affected by a car accident in Pinson or Jefferson County, you should seek the services of an attorney who can help you move forward. Here at Cory Watson Attorneys, we understand that a sudden car accident can turn your life upside down. You may struggle with paying your medical bills or maintaining work following an injury crash. These struggles can affect every aspect of your life. Fortunately, you have legal rights.
When the crash was not your fault, you can seek full compensation for your injuries. The negligent driver can and should be held accountable for paying your accident-related expenses. This includes your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
If you or a loved one have been affected by a negligent driver, our Pinson car accident lawyers are here for you. We offer a free consultation for all potential clients. To speak with a dedicated member of our team, please reach out to us using the link on our website or give us a call at (205) 328-2200.
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