Mobile, AL (May 9, 2022) – A pedestrian crash reported in the Mobile area on Saturday evening has claimed one man’s life. On May 7, the Alabama State Troopers were requested on-site at a crash on Interstate 10.
Reports provided by authorities show that a 62-year-old man was driving on Interstate 10 when he spotted a disabled Kia Soul near the Spanish Fork exit. The man pulled over his vehicle to assist the driver f the Kia.
The Kia’s driver was standing on the median when the vehicle pulled up.
As the man exited his pickup truck and attempted to move the Kia, the car was struck by a U-Haul truck. The impact of the crash sent the Kia crashing into Smith. The Kia then continued forward and struck the man’s pickup truck.
The female driver of the Kia was transported to a local hospital for the treatment of injuries.
The man suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the woman injured in this accident. We hope for her full recovery.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the man who lost his life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Alabama
In 2020, a total of 853 fatal crashes took the lives of more than 930 people in the state of Alabama. These crashes were often caused by negligence. In some instances, pedestrians ended up losing their lives as a result of these accidents.
When innocent people are fatally injured as a result of collisions in our state, they often leave behind family members and friends to mourn their loss. Dealing with the mental and emotional consequences of fatal accidents can be challenging. The financial burdens just make the process of moving forward more difficult for families.
When people are fatally injured in accidents, due to the negligence of others, their families should seek the assistance of a wrongful death lawyer in Mobile as soon as possible Families may be entitled to compensation that they can use for funeral costs, burial fees, and other expenses they face moving forward.
Our Mobile pedestrian accident lawyers at Clay, Massey & Associates have extensive experience helping families obtain compensation after losing loved ones in accidents. Our lawyers can help your family move forward by building the strongest wrongful death claim possible. We will gather evidence, work with expert recreationists, and help fight to get justice. Our lawyers are committed to helping families gain peace of mind moving forward after enduring an unexpected loss.
If your loved one has died as a result of a motor vehicle accident, our lawyers can help you get justice. Contact or Alabama personal injury team today by calling 251-433-1000. We can schedule a consultation at no cost to you to discuss your case and the legal options available to help you get justice.
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