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Montgomery, AL – Local Woman Dies in Hit-&-Run on E South Blvd

by | Feb 24, 2024 | Catastrophic Personal Injury |

Montgomery, AL (February 24, 2024) – Fatal injuries were reported following a hit-and-run accident in the Montgomery area on Tuesday night, February 20. Late that night at around 10:09 p.m., emergency responders were dispatched to the crash site at the 1300 block of E. South Boulevard Service Road. Authorities were notified of a pedestrian that had been struck by a motor vehicle. 

When paramedics arrived, they found 50-year-old Victoria Harris of Montgomery lying on the roadway. Harris suffered fatal injuries and was later pronounced dead at the scene. The at-fault driver reportedly fled before officials arrived. 

The area was temporarily closed as emergency units attended the scene. No additional information on the deadly pedestrian accident is currently available. Local law enforcement officials are handling the ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Victoria Harris at this time.

Fatal Hit-&-Run Crashes in Alabama

Montgomery, AL - Local Woman Dies in Hit-&-Run on E South Blvd

Hit-and-run accidents can be difficult to manage. Not only are you dealing with serious injuries, but you may be worried about how you are going to pursue legal action since you do not know who is responsible for your injuries. The number of serious hit-and-run crashes has increased dramatically in recent years. A total of 38,824 people were killed in hit-and-run crashes across the country in 2020, the highest figure since 2007. The number of fatal hit-and-runs increased by almost 6.8 percent in 2020 compared to 2019, despite a decrease in reported hit-and-run crashes. In nearly 45 percent of fatal hit-and-runs, the driver was engaging in some type of reckless behavior behind the wheel at the time of the accident. You need to be sure you can partner with a trained lawyer in order to help you navigate the aftermath of a fatal crash. 

Your very way of life is changed forever after a deadly crash. You need to be sure that you can maximize your recovery during this difficult time. A trained lawyer will know how to gather evidence and investigate your accident in order to locate the at-fault party. Even if you can’t find the person responsible, your lawyer can help you understand what actions are available to you in order to achieve a recovery. A deadly accident is always hard, and you need someone on your side for support. 

You are not alone after a deadly car accident. The legal team at Maloney-Lyons LLC can help you pursue a wrongful death claim in order to help you in your pursuit of justice. Our Montgomery wrongful death lawyers have years of experience helping grieving families pursue legal action after a deadly crash. We are ready to get to work on your case to make sure you can get the compensation you are owed. If you are ready to get to work on your case, we are just a phone call away. Contact our law offices today at 251-225-6105 to get started on your case with the help of a trained lawyer.