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Dauphin Island, AL – Theodore Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash on AL-193

by | Apr 16, 2024 | Catastrophic Personal Injury |

Dauphin Island, AL (April 16, 2024) – A Theodore man was killed following a motorcycle accident outside of Dauphin Island on Sunday, April 14. The deadly crash was reported on AL-193 near mile marker 10 that afternoon around 12:35 p.m. Emergency crews were rushed to the scene after being notified of the crash. 

Local reports revealed that a 2007 Suzuki GSX motorcycle collided with a 2023 Toyota Tundra driven by a Coden man. The rider was thrown from the bike. The injured rider suffered fatal injuries and was later pronounced dead at the scene. The deceased victim was later identified as 52-year-old Michael W. Collins of Theodore. The area was temporarily closed as local authorities worked to clear the scene. No further information on the deadly accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the incident 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 Motorcycle Accidents in Alabama

Dauphin Island, AL - Theodore Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash on AL-193

More and more motorcycle riders are hitting the road in Alabama, and riding has become very popular in recent years. In a recent year, 1,867 motorcycle accidents were reported across the state, resulting in 90 fatalities and 1,213 injuries overall. The actions of another driver were responsible for over 35 percent of these collisions. According to statistics, drinking alcohol is the second most prevalent cause of serious motorcycle accidents. Poor visibility is another major contributing factor. Drunk drivers are estimated to be responsible for 16 percent of auto accidents in Alabama, showing how dangerous the state’s roads can be. It is key to be ready to fight for your legal rights after a deadly crash by working with a trained lawyer to pursue a wrongful death claim. 

Following a serious motorcycle accident, you should make sure you are doing everything possible to achieve maximum recovery. Recovering from a deadly crash is never simple, and taking care of the aftermath on your own can be extremely challenging. If you want to pursue a successful wrongful death case, a knowledgeable attorney can help. The individual responsible for the fatal collision must be brought to justice. Losing a loved one is never easy, and a wrongful death lawsuit can help pay for any losses you may have had as a result of the crash. 

It is important that you pursue the strongest case possible. The legal team at Maloney-Lyons LLC will be able to fight for your legal rights and pursue full and fair compensation after a fatal motorcycle accident. The person responsible for the fatal crash needs to be held accountable, and you need someone who is experienced in handling successful wrongful death claims. If you are ready to get to work on your case, contact our law offices today at 251-225-6105 to discuss your situation with a trained Dauphin Island wrongful death attorney. When you work with our trained legal team, you will know that your case is in good hands.