Russell County, AL (September 27, 2021) – A 52-year-old man from Phenix City has lost his life following a motor vehicle accident on Sunday evening in Russell County.
At approximately 8 p.m., on September 26, emergency crews were notified that a crash on Alabama Highway 169 required assistance.
Reports from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) show that a 52-year-old man from Phenix City was riding his 1999 Harley Davison motorcycle on Alabama 169 near mile marker 8 when his vehicle was struck by a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado, which was driven by a 56-year-old man.
The motorcyclist was ejected from his vehicle, resulting in severe injuries. Authorities arrived at the scene and pronounced the man deceased.
The driver of the Chevrolet was determined to be under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash. He was arrested on a murder charge and placed in the Russell County Jail.
At this time, the Alabama State Troopers are investigating the accident. No other injuries were reported.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Russell County, Alabama
Every year, countless people lose their lives in motorcycle accidents across the state of Alabama. In many instances, victims end up losing their lives in accidents caused by drunk and impaired drivers. Although there are many laws in place to prevent drunk driving, we continue to see these negligent drivers impact the lives of thousands of families every year.
Most families are unprepared to deal with the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one. Rather than moving forward alone, your family should contact our Russell County wrongful death lawyers as soon as possible. Our team can help you recover the maximum amount of compensation for funeral expenses, lost earnings, pain and suffering, and a variety of other economic and non-economic damages you face moving forward.
Russell County Wrongful Death Lawyers
For nearly four decades, Cory Watson Attorneys have been fighting aggressively to protect the legal rights of families who have lost loved ones in accidents due to the negligence of others. Our Russell County motorcycle accident lawyers understand the challenges that grieving families face as they move forward from the loss of a loved one. Our lawyers provide effective representation to ensure the unique needs of each client are correctly represented. We fight to get justice for those taken away unexpectedly and to help bereaved families move forward.
If your loved one has lost their life in a motorcycle accident, due to the negligence of another driver, you must act quickly to hold those at fault accountable for their actions. Our lawyers are available to help you get the justice you deserve. By calling (205) 328-2200, our team can meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss the legal options available for you. Contact our Alabama personal injury lawyers at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation with our team.
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