Semmes, AL (October 10, 2021) – A crash that claimed the lives of four people was reported on Saturday, October 9th in Semmes. The collision occurred around 4:00 a.m. along U.S. Highway 98 near the intersection with Snow Road.
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency confirmed that four victims were killed in the pre-dawn crash. There is no information at this time on the cause of the or the events that led up to it. The identities of those killed in the collision have not been released. There is no word on the number of cars involved in the accident. The road was blocked while police investigated the collision. Drivers were asked to avoid the area while officials worked at the scene.
No further information has been released at this time. An investigation into the accident remains ongoing.
We wish to offer our thoughts and condolences to the families who lost their loved ones following this tragic car accident in Semmes.
Fatal Car Accident in Semmes
Over the course of a lifetime, a typical driver in Alabama has about a one in three chance of being involved in an injury accident. These numbers may seem surprising, but they represent the danger to the average motorists of being on our roadways each day. Sadly, there were 851 fatal accidents in Alabama in 2019 with 930 individuals losing their lives as a result of these crashes. An additional 46,383 people were hurt, many of them seriously.
The common thread being many car accidents in Alabama is the presence of a negligent driver. Most accidents are avoidable and are caused by drivers who are careless or reckless in some way. Some common causes of car accidents include speeding, impairment, and distraction. The cause of each crash must be carefully investigated in order to determine who should be held responsible.
Semmes Wrongful Death Lawyers
If you have suffered the loss of a family member due to a fatal crash, our deepest condolences go out to you. There is nothing more devastating than suddenly having to face your future without your family member. The pain is compounded when your loved one was killed in an accident that was not their fault.
If you are in need of help following a fatal crash, the Semmes wrongful death attorneys at our firm can help. Here at Cory Watson Attorneys, our team prides itself on providing experienced and compassionate representation. We proudly assist crash victims and their families across Alabama and we would be honored to assist you as well.
Our team is here to speak with you at any time. For a free consultation with a Semmes car accident lawyer, please reach out to us via the link on our website or give us a call at (205) 328-2200.
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Disclaimer: At the personal injury law firm of Cory Watson Attorneys, we have focused our careers on giving back to our local community. Our careers have been dedicated to changing injured victims and their family’s lives for the better. We do this by fighting for and protecting their rights in a court of law to ensure that they receive full and fair compensation after being injured in an accident. Our goal is to bring awareness to the dangers associated with driving. The information provided in this post is not intended to be medical or legal advice. This is not a solicitation for business. The photo used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene.