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Ethelsville, AL – Injuries in Deadly Pileup Crash on US-82

by | Mar 31, 2024 | Catastrophic Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents |

Ethelsville, AL (March 31, 2024) – One person was killed and several others were injured after a multi-vehicle accident in the Ethelsville area on Thursday, March 28. The deadly accident was reported on US-82 near mile marker 13 late that night at around 8:45 p.m. Local reports revealed that two vehicles collided at the scene, leaving one of the drivers with fatal injuries. 

It was later revealed that 78-year-old Otha D. Rockett of Columbus, MS, suffered fatal injuries in the impact. A passenger in the car, 71-year-old Emma L. Rockett, was airlifted to North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS, for treatment of sustained injuries. The occupants of the other vehicle, 65-year-old Larry E. Davison and 22-year-old Jacob H. Davidson, both of Reform, were also hurt and transported to Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus, MS. No further updates on the accident are currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly crash is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Deadly Car Crashes in Alabama

Ethelsville, AL - Injuries in Deadly Pileup Crash on US-82

Driving is a way of life for most Alabama residents. With so much time spent on the roads, serious car crashes are almost inevitable. Across the country, vehicle collisions continue to be the leading cause of death and injury. There are more than six million auto accidents reported annually in the United States, with more than three million people being injured. More than 40,000 people lose their lives on American roads annually, with distracted driving, speeding, and intoxication being some of the leading causes of deadly crashes. It is important that you are ready to pursue a wrongful death claim with the help of a trained lawyer after losing someone close to you in a serious collision. 

A deadly car accident can change your life like nothing else can. In an instant, someone close to you can be taken away forever, and you will likely not know what to do to protect your legal rights. It is important that you are ready to partner with a skilled attorney in order to get the best possible outcome for your case. Wrongful death claims are some of the most complicated pieces of litigation we handle at our firm, and you need someone with the right experience to guide you through the legal process. 

You do not have to be alone after a deadly crash. A qualified Ethelsville wrongful death lawyer will be able to help you when you need it most. The trained legal team at Maloney-Lyons, LLC is here to answer any questions that you may have during a free consultation. We have a proven track record of helping grieving families from all over the state pursue successful wrongful death claims. If you are ready to get started on your case, contact our law offices today at 251-225-6105 to discuss your case with a trained lawyer.