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Seale, AL – Fort Mitchell Man Dies in Two-Car Crash on AL-26

by | Apr 7, 2024 | Catastrophic Personal Injury, Trucking Accidents |

Seale, AL (April 7, 2024) – There were fatal injuries after a car accident in the Seale area on Friday, April 5. The fatal crash occurred early that morning around 8:22 a.m. on AL-26 near mile marker 12. Two vehicles collided at the scene. 

Emergency crews were later dispatched to the scene to render aid to the involved parties. According to local reports, 25-year-old Christian Finney of Fort Mitchell was driving a Chevrolet van when he collided with a tractor-trailer. He sustained fatal injuries and was later pronounced dead. The area was temporarily closed while local authorities worked to clear the scene. The circumstances leading to the deadly crash have not been determined. No further information on the 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 extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Deadly Truck Crashes in Alabama

Seale, AL - Fort Mitchell Man Dies in Two-Car Crash on AL-26

Sharing the road with a large truck can leave you feeling anxious and afraid. That is because we all know how devastating it can be to be involved in a crash with such a massive vehicle. When fully loaded, a commercial rig can weigh more than 80,000 pounds, and many measure nearly 70 feet in length. This is more than enough to cause catastrophic injuries in the event of a crash. Statistics show that there are more than 500,000 large truck accidents reported each year across the United States, contributing to over 5,000 deaths and many more serious injuries. If someone close to you is killed in a crash involving a truck or 18-wheeler, it is important that you are able to pursue a wrongful death claim with the help of a trained lawyer. 

The steps you take after a serious accident can determine the rest of your life. Nothing is as life-changing as a deadly crash. In a matter of seconds, someone close to you can be taken away forever, leaving you with a gaping hole in your life. It is often even harder to deal with a fatal crash after discovering that someone else’s reckless actions contributed to the incident. The resulting damages from a deadly crash often fall on the shoulders of surviving family members. You need to make sure your legal rights are protected during this difficult time. 

You must have a skilled legal team on your side as you pursue a wrongful death claim. These types of cases can be difficult, and you do not want to put your recovery at risk. An experienced Seale semi-truck accident lawyer can help you pursue justice during this difficult time. The trained legal team at Maloney-Lyons, LLC is here to aid you in a full financial recovery. 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 to discuss your case with a qualified lawyer.