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Foley, AL – One Killed, Another Hurt in Rollover at Bay & Vernant Park Rd

by | Apr 30, 2024 | Motor Vehicle Accidents |

Foley, AL (April 30, 2024) – A woman was killed and a man injured following a single-vehicle accident in the Foley area on Sunday, April 28. The deadly accident was reported at the intersection of Bay Road E. and Vernant Park Road late that afternoon around 4:42 p.m. The victims were traveling in a 2003 Ford F-250 pickup when it left the roadway and rolled. 

Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to aid the involved parties. The driver, 50-year-old Cathleen C. Taylor of Foley, was transported to the University of South Alabama Hospital in Mobile for treatment of critical injuries. She later succumbed to her injuries. A passenger in the Ford, 44-year-old Douglas N. Frank of Elberta, was transported to the same hospital for treatment. The area was temporarily closed as local authorities worked to clear the scene. No further information on the fatal accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the 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 victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery. 

Rollover Accidents in Alabama

Foley, AL - One Killed, Another Hurt in Rollover at Bay & Vernant Park Rd

At almost any speed, a serious rollover collision can result in catastrophic injuries including traumatic brain injury, spinal cord damage, fractured bones, or even death. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that rollovers occur in around 2 percent of all motor vehicle collisions nationwide. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that there are over 280,000 rollover incidents reported annually, with over 10,000 fatalities. Nearly 30 percent of overall roadway fatalities involve rollovers, and the majority of these deaths are unrestrained occupants. If someone close to you is hurt in a crash, you may be able to pursue a claim for compensation with the help of a trained lawyer. 

It can be hard to recover after a serious collision. You will likely have a lot of questions without knowing where to go for answers. The injuries and other damages you sustain can make life extremely difficult, and you do not want to put your recovery at risk during this difficult time. It is always in your best interests to work closely with a trained car crash lawyer to get the most out of your case. This can help make sure that your legal rights are protected and that you can get the full value of your case. 

You do not want to be left on your own to pursue a recovery after a life-changing car crash. When you work closely with a trained Foley car accident lawyer, you will be in the best position to get the maximum value for your case. The experienced legal team at Maloney-Lyons, LLC is ready to help during this difficult time. If you are ready to get to work on your case, contact our offices today at 251-225-6105 to discuss your case with a trained lawyer.