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Alexandria, AL – Woman Dies in Collision at US-431 & Gladden Ln

by | May 28, 2024 | Catastrophic Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents |

Alexandria, AL (May 28, 2024) – On Friday, May 24, a woman was killed after a car accident in the Alexandria area. The deadly accident was reported at the intersection of US-431 and Gladden Lane that afternoon, around 2 p.m. Two vehicles were reportedly involved in the accident.

Emergency crews were quickly dispatched to the scene to provide aid to the involved parties. A passenger in one of the vehicles, later identified as 83-year-old Mary C. Rich, suffered critical injuries in the accident after the car left the roadway and crashed into a ditch after the initial crash. She was later pronounced dead. A male victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of sustained injuries. 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 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.

Deadly Car Accidents in Alabama

Alexandria, AL - Woman Dies in Collision at US-431 & Gladden Ln

The road can be a dangerous place. Unfortunately, driving is a way of life in Alabama, and we all spend a lot of time behind the wheel. This has led to an increased risk of being hurt in a serious car accident. In Alabama, there was a traffic collision reported every three minutes and 38 seconds in 2022. In 907 fatal crashes that year, 986 people lost their lives. Over 40,000 people were injured in crashes on Alabaman roads in 2021, with over 950 people losing their lives. Millions more are hurt in car crashes across the country every year, with tens of thousands of deaths. If someone close to you is killed in a car accident, you should always consult with a qualified lawyer to pursue a wrongful death claim against the at-fault party.

We will never be completely ready to handle a catastrophic collision. It only takes a few seconds for a reckless driver to cause a life-changing crash. It goes without saying that you may not know how to pursue the justice you and your family deserve. If it turns out that another driver’s negligence caused the tragic crash, you might be eligible to file a wrongful death claim to recover lost damages and other related expenses. These cases are notoriously complex, making them challenging to handle on your own. You can improve your chances of receiving a complete financial recovery when you most need it by working with a skilled attorney who has a track record of assisting grieving families in pursuing successful claims.

You do not want to take any chances during this difficult time. A competent Alexandria wrongful death lawyer will be ready to fight for your legal rights after the loss of a loved one. The legal team at Maloney-Lyons, LLC is prepared to help you pursue a strong wrongful death claim. If you are ready to get started on your case, contact us today at 251-225-6105.