Tuscaloosa, AL (November 17, 2021) – The ALEA’s Highway Patrol Division responded to the scene of a serious car accident in Tuscaloosa on Wednesday, November 17th. The crash took place on Interstate 20/59 near exit 71B.
Police say that a lawnmower was cutting grass near the road when the rider struck a light pole, causing it to fall into the southbound lanes. Multiple cars swerved to avoid a collision but caused two crashes in the process. The crashes involved four commercial vehicles and a pickup truck. One person was hurt and was taken to a local hospital for treatment. There is no word on the victim’s condition at this time and their identity is not available. Drivers were asked to find alternate routes of travel.
An investigation is underway. Officials have not released any further details.
We would like to offer our thoughts and well-wishes to the victim of this car accident in Tuscaloosa. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Alabama
An Alabama car accident takes place very suddenly and unexpectedly and can turn your world upside down. One minute you can be driving down the roadway and the next you can find yourself involved in a serious crash with long-term repercussions. Most car accidents in our state take place because of the actions of negligent drivers. But for the careless and reckless driving behaviors, the crash could have been prevented. However, innocent victims are often affected by a car accident and will have to suffer both financially and physically as a result.
Alabama law provides a remedy for victims when they have been injured in a crash that was someone else’s fault. This includes the right to receive compensation for your injuries, payment of your medical bills, compensation for your pain and suffering, and possibly more. Following an accident, your future could be on the line. It is important to make sure that you receive an appropriate settlement and that you are compensated according to the value of your case. Too often, accident victims attempt to handle their cases on their own. This results in an inadequate settlement that can leave them responsible for certain out-of-pocket costs.
Tuscaloosa Car Accident Lawyers
Here at Cory Watson Attorneys, our Tuscaloosa car accident lawyers can help you during your time of need. We understand the difficulties that you are facing during this time and we are here to assist you. Our attorneys understand how to handle all types of accident claims. We are not intimidated by the insurance company and we will fight to help you get the compensation that you deserve.
Our team is here to help you at any time. Our car accident lawyers in Tuscaloosa will provide a free consultation for all potential clients. We will listen to your concerns and help put you on the right path to move forward with the case. To speak with a member of our team, please contact us using the link on our website or give us a call any time at (205) 328-2200.
Notes: Outside sources were used when creating this post. Some of these sources include local and state news reports, police and fire department reports, social media reports, and eyewitness accounts about this injury accident. Our writing team has not independently verified the facts surrounding this specific incident. For that reason, if you find any information that is inaccurate in this post, please contact our firm as soon as possible so that we can correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will remove this post upon request.
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.