Russellville, AL (December 11, 2021) – A 64-year-old woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Russellville on Friday afternoon, December 10th. The accident happened around 4:20 p.m. on Alabama Highway 24 near mile marker 18.
According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, the woman was driving an SUV when she was hit by a pickup truck. The woman was taken to a local hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries. A juvenile passenger in her vehicle was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries. There is no word on the condition of the pickup truck driver.
The ALEA is still investigating the accident at this time. It is not clear whether any charges are expected to be filed in connection with the accident. There is no further information available.
We would like to offer our condolences to the victim’s family in the aftermath of this tragic car accident in Russellville.
Alabama Car Accidents
According to statistics from the Alabama Department of Transportation, there was a total of 850 fatal car accidents across the state in 2019. As a result of these crashes, 930 individuals tragically lost their lives. While each accident must be carefully investigated, most serious and fatal crashes take place because of negligent drivers. These drivers fail to follow traffic laws and, as a result, their actions lead to collisions that can have catastrophic consequences.
There is certainly nothing more devastating than the loss of a loved one in an Alabama car accident. This is especially true if your loved one was killed in a collision that was not their fault. Moving forward after a deadly crash may seem difficult or even impossible as you struggle with the reality that your life will never be the same. A fatal accident can take so much from your family in a matter of seconds.
Russellville Wrongful Death Lawyers
Although a fatal accident will change your life for the worse, you could be entitled to valuable compensation. Under Alabama law, family members who have experienced the loss of a loved one can sue the other driver and seek recovery. This includes payment for a variety of damages, such as lost wages, funeral bills, medical bills, loss of companionship, and more. In order to fully understand your rights, it is imperative to speak with a Russellville wrongful death lawyer right away.
At Cory Watson Attorneys, our team stands ready to help at any time. We have decades of experience handling some of the most difficult accident claims that arise across Alabama. We provide a free consultation for all potential and prospective clients. To speak with one of our Russellville car accident attorneys, please reach out to us via the link on our website or give us a call at (205) 328-2200.
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