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Gaylesville, AL – Boy Fatally Hit in ATV Crash on AL-35

by | Apr 6, 2024 | Catastrophic Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents |

Gaylesville, AL (April 6, 2024) – On Wednesday, April 3, there were fatal injuries after a crash involving an all-terrain vehicle in the Gaylesville area. The fatal accident was reported at the 3100 block of AL-35 that afternoon around 4 p.m. A juvenile was riding an ATV on Wallace Avenue when they were hit by an oncoming motor vehicle. 

Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to render aid. The boy was later dispatched to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead. The deceased victim has not been identified. The area was temporarily closed while authorities worked to clear the scene. No additional information on the deadly accident is currently available. Local law enforcement officials are currently investigating the cause of the crash. 

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

Deadly ATV Accidents in Alabama

Gaylesville, AL - Boy Fatally Hit in ATV Crash on AL-35

ATVs and off-highway vehicles can be a lot of fun, but they can also be potentially dangerous when they travel near major roadways. There are an estimated 300 to 400 fatalities involving ATVs on American roads each year. These types of vehicles are more likely to overturn, and those riding can suffer serious injuries. The majority of these deaths involve riders under the age of 16. It can be devastating when you or someone close to you is involved in a collision. If a family member is killed in a crash, you may be able to pursue lost compensation by filing a wrongful death claim with the help of a trained attorney. 

A deadly crash is never expected. In a matter of seconds, someone close to you can be killed in a crash due to the reckless actions of another driver. This is completely devastating, and you may not be sure where to turn in order to seek justice. If the negligent action of another driver is found to be the cause of the accident, you may be able to pursue lost compensation by filing a wrongful death claim. These types of cases are notoriously complicated, and it can be hard to manage one on your own. However, if you work with a trained lawyer who has a proven track record helping grieving families pursue successful cases, you can increase your chances of achieving a full financial recovery. You do not want to take any chances during this difficult time. Get started on your case with a trained lawyer today. 

You need to do everything in your power to maximize your recovery after a deadly crash. An experienced Gaylesville wrongful death lawyer will be there to help you during this difficult time. The trained legal team at Malony-Lyons, LLC is prepared to get to work on your case and pursue justice on your behalf. We can even answer any questions that you may have during a free consultation. If you are ready to get to work on your case, we are just a phone call away. Contact our law offices today at 251-225-6105.