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Hueytown, AL – Teen Dies in Hit-&-Run at Hueytown Rd & Walker Ave

by | Mar 28, 2024 | Catastrophic Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents |

Hueytown, AL (March 28, 2024) – A teenager was killed following a hit-and-run crash in the Hueytown area on Monday, March 25. The fatal accident was reported at the corner of Hueytown Road and Walker Avenue late that night at around 11:30 p.m. Emergency crews were dispatched to the scene the following day at around 6 a.m. after being notified of an injured pedestrian on the roadway. 

It was later reported that the victim was hit by a motor vehicle, and the driver fled the scene without rendering aid. The injured party, later identified as 18-year-old Gabriel Demor Edwards of Hueytown, was pronounced dead at the scene. No information regarding the identity of the at-fault driver or the suspect vehicle is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly crash is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

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

Deadly Hit-&-Run Crashes in Alabama

Hueytown, AL - Teen Dies in Hit-&-Run at Hueytown Rd & Walker Ave

It is never easy to be hurt in any type of crash. When a driver flees the scene, it can be even more devastating. Not only can you be dealing with life-changing injuries, but you may be unsure of what needs to be done in order to pursue the full compensation you are owed. The number of hit-and-run crashes and resulting fatalities is on the rise in the United States. Statistics show that nearly 65 percent of fatal hit-and-runs involve cyclists and pedestrians. The number of related fatalities in these crashes has increased by nearly 7.2 percent each year since 2009. If you lost someone close to you in a deadly crash, it is important that you are ready to pursue a strong wrongful death claim with the help of a trained personal injury lawyer. 

Deadly car crashes can be difficult to handle on your own. In a matter of seconds, you could lose someone close to you due to another person’s reckless actions. It is important that you are ready to get the full compensation you are owed during this difficult time. That often means working with a qualified lawyer to pursue a wrongful death claim. If you are not able to hold the at-fault party accountable, you are at risk of being saddled with mounting debts that you are not prepared to handle. 

You need to be sure that you can get the full value of your case after a deadly crash. A qualified Hueytown wrongful death lawyer will be able to help you during this difficult time. The trained legal team at Maloney-Lyons, LLC is ready to get to work on your case and help you pursue justice. We can answer any questions that you may have during a free consultation with our legal team. If you are ready to get to work on your case, we are just a phone call away. Contact our offices today at 251-225-6105 to discuss your case with a qualified lawyer.