Prattville, AL (October 5, 2021) – One person was hurt in a crash that involved a school bus in Prattville on Monday afternoon. The collision happened just after 3:30 pm. in the 1500 block of Highway 14.
The Autauga County Sheriff’s Office was among the agencies that responded to the accident scene. According to a report from Chief Deputy David Hill, the school bus and a car were involved in the crash. One person was taken from the crash site to a local hospital to be treated for injuries. The extent of the victim’s injuries has not been revealed at this time.
Police say that there were 25 students on the bus when the accident occurred. However, the injured victim was not on board the bus. There is no word on the events that led up to the accident and the injured victim has not been identified. Police are still conducting an investigation into the cause of the accident.
There is no additional information available.
We would like to offer our thoughts and best wishes to the victim of this school bus crash in Prattville. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Injury Accidents in Prattville
Alabama can be a dangerous state for motorists. According to statistics compiled by the Alabama Department of Transportation, there are more than 130,000 reported accidents on the roadways of our state every year. While not all of these accidents will result in injuries, many of them do. These crashes can affect everyone from young children to elderly adults. Unfortunately, about 40,000 people are also hurt in various types of accidents on an annual basis.
If you have been affected by a Prattville injury accident, you need an attorney by your side who will fight for you and help ensure that your rights are protected. Alabama personal injury law is a complicated area. Those who do not have experience handling accident claims will often settle for far less than what their case is worth. Insurance companies will attempt to force a quick settlement that may not even cover your medical costs. Once you sign a settlement, you have lost your legal rights forever.
Prattville Injury Attorneys
Here at Cory Watson Attorneys, our team of Prattville personal injury lawyers will always make sure that your case is handled thoroughly and appropriately. We have decades of experience handling injury claims and we will fight for your legal right to receive the compensation that you deserve. Our lawyers are not intimidated by the insurance company and we will not settle your claim until you are satisfied with the final outcome.
A member of our team is standing by to take your call at any time. We always offer free consultations to all potential and prospective clients. To speak with a car accident lawyer in Prattville, please contact us at the link on our website or give us a call at (205) 328-2200.
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