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Leesburg, AL – Several Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash on AL-68

by | Feb 21, 2024 | Catastrophic Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents |

Leesburg, AL (February 21, 2024) – On Monday, February 19, multiple people were hurt after a two-car collision in the Leesburg area. The accident took place on AL-68 up the mountain near the Leesburg exit. A van and a truck reportedly collided at the scene. 

Local reports indicated that eight people were injured in the accident. Two of the victims rushed to a nearby FEMA building where a medical helicopter was waiting to transport them to a hospital. These critical victims were later identified as the drivers of the vehicles involved. They were transported by helicopter to the trauma unit at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. 

The remaining victims were transported to Atrium Health Floyd in Rome by ambulance. Multiple emergency crews responded to the scene. No further information on the accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is being handled by local law enforcement officials. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Alabama Car Wrecks

Leesburg, AL - Several Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash on AL-68

Driving is a way of life for most Alabama residents, and a car crash can happen at any time when you are traveling on the road. Alabama has a particularly high rate of serious auto accidents. There were 986 people killed in a total of 887 crashes across the state in 2021. That comes out to someone being killed in a crash almost every 8 hours and 53 minutes. Statistics show that in nearly 55 percent of these fatalities, seatbelts were not in use at the time of the impact. The majority of fatal crash victims were between the ages of 13 and 19 years old. It is important that you are able to pursue a strong claim for compensation after a car crash with the help of a trained personal injury lawyer. 

Navigating the aftermath of a car accident can be difficult on your own. There are many obstacles that can arise that you may not be prepared to handle. Proving negligence in the event of a crash is not simple, and you will need to collect relevant evidence to ensure your case is successful. This can be hard enough on its own, but when you are dealing with serious injuries, it can seem almost impossible. You need to be sure that you can partner with a trained attorney in order to protect your future after a life-changing collision. 

The legal team at Maloney-Lyons LLC is here to help you pursue a strong claim for compensation if you or someone close to you is seriously hurt in a crash. Our team of Leesburg car crash lawyers has a proven track record fighting for the rights of accident victims across Alabama, and we are here to get to work on your case. We can answer any questions that you may have during a free consultation. If you are ready to get to work on your personal injury claim, contact our law offices today at 251-225-6105 to discuss your case with a personal injury lawyer.