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Fairhope, AL – Motorcyclist Hurt in Crash with Dump Truck on AL-181

by | Feb 29, 2024 | Catastrophic Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents |

Fairhope, AL (February 29, 2024) – On Monday, February 26, there were reported injuries after a two-vehicle crash in the Fairhope area. The accident was reported at the crossing of AL-181 and AL-104 early that morning at around 7 a.m. A motorcycle and a dump truck reportedly collided at the scene. 

Emergency responders were quickly dispatched to provide aid to the involved parties. The injured rider was airlifted to a local hospital for treatment of head injuries. The area was temporarily closed as emergency crews were present.

The circumstances leading to the accident have not yet been determined. The area was closed for several hours until the resulting wreckage was cleared by responding officials. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being handled by local authorities, and more updates will be provided as it continues. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Motorcycle Crashes in Alabama

Fairhope, AL - Motorcyclist Hurt in Crash with Dump Truck on AL-181

Even the most experienced riders can’t deny that riding a motorcycle is incredibly dangerous. Motorcyclists are nearly 28 times more likely to be killed in the event of a traffic accident compared to other motorists on the road. Statistics also show that they are four times more likely to be seriously hurt. A total of 83,000 riders were hurt on American roads in 2021 alone, and more than one-third of motorcycle crashes involve unlicensed motorists. In fact, nearly 36 percent of deadly motorcycle accidents involve riders who do not have a proper license to operate a bike. If you or someone close to you is seriously hurt in a motorcycle collision, it is key that you are able to protect your legal rights by partnering with a trained attorney. 

By their very design, motorcycles leave their riders greatly exposed to the dangers of the road. It is important that you are able to take the necessary actions to protect your legal rights after a life-changing auto accident. Motorcyclists are known to incur severe injuries and substantial damages that can make life incredibly difficult. You need to be able to properly protect your legal rights by partnering with a skilled legal team that is ready to fight for your full and fair compensation. You do not want to find yourself struggling in the aftermath of a crash because you were not able to get the settlement you need and deserve. 

The steps you take after a serious crash can determine the rest of your life. You need to be prepared to take the appropriate steps to maximize your recovery. The legal team at Maloney-Lyons LLC is here to help you navigate the complicated claims process and fight for your full recovery. If you have been hurt in a motorcycle crash, our Fairhope auto accident lawyers are just a phone call away. We can answer any questions that you may have during a free consultation. Contact us today at 251-225-6105 to discuss your case with a skilled and compassionate personal injury lawyer.