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Cullman, AL – Fatal Injuries in Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-65

by | Mar 14, 2024 | Catastrophic Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents |

Cullman, AL (March 14, 2024) – Early on Wednesday, March 13, there were fatal injuries reported in a pileup collision in the Cullman area. The deadly accident was reported in Cullman County on Interstate 65 SB near mile marker 306 early that morning at around 4:56 a.m. Three or more vehicles were reportedly involved in the accident. 

Local reports indicated that a FedEx truck was blocking both lanes and the median of the interstate. All southbound lanes were temporarily closed while emergency crews were present. One person was pronounced dead at the scene. The deceased party was later identified as 53-year-old Methuselah Kadigi of Pelham. The area was later reopened after tow trucks were able to remove the resulting debris. No further information has been provided at this time. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly crash is underway. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Deadly Car Crashes in Alabama

Cullman, AL - Fatal Injuries in Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-65

Alabama roads are far from safe. Statistics show that car crashes continue to be the leading cause of death and serious injury for state residents. In 2022, a collision was reported somewhere in the state almost every 3 minutes and 38 seconds on average. A total of 907 fatal crashes resulted in 986 fatalities that year. For every death reported in Alabama that year, there were an estimated 38.5 injuries. A shocking 57 percent of deaths on the state’s roads involved unrestrained vehicle occupants. Most crashes take place in urban areas, but the majority of fatal accidents in the state are reported on rural roads. If you lost someone close to you in a deadly crash, it is key that you are able to take action to protect your legal rights. 

Handling the death of a loved one is a difficult experience for anyone. In an instant, someone close to you can be gone forever, all due to the actions of a negligent driver. It can seem almost impossible to recover after such a profound loss. Our legal team has worked with many grieving families across Alabama and helped them pursue successful wrongful death claims. You may not be thinking of taking legal action at this time, but it is key that you are informed of your legal rights in order to make the best decisions for you and your loved ones. 

You do not want to be alone during this difficult time. It can be hard to handle a complex legal process while also managing daily life. Let a trained Cullman wrongful death lawyer help you pursue a strong claim for recovery. The legal team at Maloney-Lyons, LLC has a proven track record of helping grieving families pursue successful cases, and we are ready to get to work on your claim. We can answer any questions you may have during a free consultation, meaning that there is no reason you shouldn’t call us today at 251-225-6105 in order to get started on your case with the help of a trained lawyer.