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Ider, AL – Local Man Fatally Hit by Mini Cooper at AL-75 & CR 789

by | Apr 12, 2024 | Catastrophic Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents |

Ider, AL (April 12, 2024) – On Wednesday, April 10, a local man was killed following a pedestrian crash involving a Mini Cooper in the Ider area. The deadly accident was reported at the intersection of AL-75 and County Road 789 that afternoon around 3:40 p.m. A local man was walking on foot on the highway when he was struck by an oncoming vehicle. 

The victim, later identified as 44-year-old Randy K. Taylor of Ider, suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The 18-year-old driver of the 2011 Mini Cooper did not sustain any reported injuries. Emergency crews were present to provide aid to the involved parties. No updates on the deadly crash 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 Pedestrian Crashes in Alabama

Ider, AL - Local Man Fatally Hit by Mini Cooper at AL-75 & CR 789

In the lovely state of Alabama, everyone ought to be able to enjoy a stroll on a lovely day. Nonetheless, pedestrians face a great deal of risk from the road and are overrepresented in national traffic fatalities. In a recent year, there were 120 recorded pedestrian deaths in Alabama, and statistics show that pedestrian deaths are on the rise. On average, they make up more than 13 percent of all road fatalities in the state. This is because fatal injuries from pedestrian crashes are far more common than from other kinds of accidents. A skilled personal injury attorney can assist you in pursuing a wrongful death claim in order to obtain financial compensation if you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident.

Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident can be devastating. It is common knowledge that a large number of cars ignore pedestrians. When a deadly collision is caused by the reckless driving of an individual, those drivers should be made to face the consequences. It might be difficult for bereaved family members to continue living their normal lives after a deadly collision. The thought of bringing a lawsuit may even seem too much to bear, but you should start working on your case as soon as possible. A close relative may be able to pursue a wrongful death action to recover lost damages following a fatal collision, per Alabama state law. Our skilled attorneys can support you during this trying time. 

The trained legal team at Maloney-Lyons, LLC is here to assist you after someone close to you is killed in a sudden pedestrian accident. A trained Ider wrongful death lawyer will work diligently to fight for justice on your behalf. If you are ready to get to work on your case, you can contact our law offices today at 251-225-6105. We will be by your side at every stage of your case, ready to fight for your legal rights. Our legal team has proven experience helping grieving families pursue successful wrongful death claims.