Dauphin Island, AL (July 24, 2022) – Several victims were injured, one fatally, as a result of a boat accident that occurred on Dauphin Island on Saturday morning. During the morning hours of July 23, officials responded to the scene of a boat accident on Dauphin Island.
Reports provided by the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency show that a 23-year-old man was operating a vessel off Dauphin Island when it became involved in an accident. As a result of the crash, which occurred near the Dauphin Island Airport, a 22-year-old male passenger was ejected into the water.
The 22-year-old suffered severe injuries due to this accident. He was pronounced deceased as a result of his injuries by responding authorities.
The operator of the boat and three additional passengers, two men and one woman, all aged 23, were transported to University Hospital for the treatment of injuries.
The crash remains under investigation by the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency at this time.
We hope the four victims injured due to this boat accident recover quickly.
Our thoughts and condolences are with the family of the man who lost his life due to this boat accident.
Fatal Watercraft Accidents in Alabama
Nearly 800 people are fatally injured in watercraft accidents across the United States each year. Thousands of others are left with injuries that require some form of medical attention. Between 2019 and 2020, the United States saw an increase of nearly 26.3% in the total number of fatal boat accidents that occurred.
Although recreational boating is a fun activity for people to embark on, it comes with many risks. When people engage in negligence while operating these boats and other watercraft, they place the lives of others at risk.
If your loved one has died due to a boat accident, a Dauphin Island wrongful death lawyer will be able to help you pursue a legal claim against the person at fault.
For over four decades, our lawyers at Clay, Massey & Associates have helped bereaved families of wrongful death victims handle the difficulties that they face after losing a loved one. Our lawyers can help your family secure the compensation needed to cover the damages and losses that you face after losing a loved one. Our lawyers will help you build a strong wrongful death claim against the person responsible. We will help you get justice so your family can cover the costs of funeral arrangements and various other losses that you face after losing your loved one.
You can reach out to our Alabama personal injury law firm today by calling 251-433-1000 to schedule a consultation with our wrongful death lawyers at Clay, Massey & Associates as soon as possible to get started on your case.
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