Tuscaloosa, AL (October 3, 2021) – A 67-year-old man has lost his life following a motor vehicle accident in the Tuscaloosa area on Saturday. On October 2, emergency crews responded to the scene of a crash on Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard.
Reports from authorities show that a 67-year-old man from Lincoln was escorting a procession with several other motorcyclists on Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard.
As the rider turned off near 19th Street, his vehicle collided with a second motorcyclist in the left lane.
The man suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene. A 54-year-old female passenger on the motorcyclist and a 28-year-old man were both transported to DCH hospital for the treatment of injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim injured in this accident. We hope for her full recovery.
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 Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Auto crashes in the state of Alabama claim the lives of more than 900 people each year. In many cases, victims are utilizing motorcycles at the time of their accidents. Statistics show that motorcyclists are 37 times more likely to lose their lives in collisions when compared to people inside cars. The fact that motorcyclists do not have adequate protection during collisions leaves them completely vulnerable to severe injuries.
We constantly see innocent victims lose their lives in accidents caused by negligent and reckless drivers. Some of the leading causes of motorcycle accidents in our state include:
- Failing to yield the right of way
- Driving while impaired by drugs or alcohol
- Driving while distracted
These and other negligent actions continue to have a damaging impact on the lives of victims and their families. Dealing with the mental and emotional consequences of losing a loved one suddenly due to an accident can be overwhelming. Reaching out to a wrongful death attorney in Tuscaloosa can help to ensure your family is in the best position possible to get justice following the loss of a loved one. A responsive legal team can help your family get the justice you deserve after enduring the unexpected loss of a loved one due to a motorcycle collision
Tuscaloosa Wrongful Death Lawyers
For nearly four decades, the Tuscaloosa motorcycle accident lawyers at Cory Watson Attorneys have been fighting aggressively to protect the legal rights of families. We understand the challenges that grieving families face as they move forward from the loss of a loved one. Our team provides responsive representation to ensure the unique needs of each client are accurately represented. We fight to get justice for those taken away unexpectedly and to help families move forward.
If your loved one has lost their life in an accident, due to the negligence of another person, it is crucial that you act quickly to protect your legal rights. Contact our Alabama personal injury lawyers at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation with our team. By calling (205) 328-2200, our team can meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss the legal options available for you.
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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.