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Cullman, AL – Woman Dies in Crash at US-31 & Crescent Dr

by | May 26, 2024 | Catastrophic Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents |

Cullman, AL (May 26, 2024) – A police pursuit that started in Hartselle ended in the death of an elderly woman after a collision in the Cullman area on Friday, May 24. The deadly accident was reported at the intersection of US-31 and Crescent Drive early that morning around 7:35 a.m. The chase started after officers attempted to stop a vehicle after seeing the driver traveling at an excessive speed.

The driver swerved and narrowly avoided hitting another vehicle before speeding down the highway. The motorist ended up hitting other vehicles. It was later reported that a 77-year-old woman was killed in the impact. The deceased victim was later identified as Ellarea Dickson. The victim was the mother of Sergeant John Dickson.

The driver involved in the crash was later found and identified as 39-year-old Michael Ivy of Middleton, TN. Ivy is currently facing charges related to the incident. No further information on the accident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the incident is being handled by local law enforcement officials.

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

Deadly Car Crashes in Alabama

Cullman, AL - Woman Dies in Crash at US-31 & Crescent Dr

When you drive, there is always a chance that you could get into a major vehicle accident. Sadly, Alabama’s roads are hazardous, and every day, car accidents across the state result in significant injuries and fatalities. The Alabama Department of Transportation (ADOT) reports that in the most recent year, there were 159,102 registered crashes in the state. There were more than 46,000 crashes with injuries and an estimated 930 fatalities in the state that year. It is never easy to handle the aftermath of a fatal car accident. You need an experienced attorney on your side who has won wrongful death cases to get the most out of your case.

Managing the aftermath of a deadly crash by yourself can be challenging. When a negligent motorist kills someone you love, it is hard enough to lead your regular life. You could experience confusion and anxiety following a deadly crash, believing that your life will never be the same. You should seek legal counsel from an accomplished lawyer who has handled wrongful death cases to safeguard your rightful compensation. If you attempt to manage a wrongful death lawsuit on your own, you run the danger of unintentionally damaging your case and harming your ability to receive full compensation. Throughout the entire process, your attorney will be by your side to ensure that your case is handled properly from start to finish.

The team of lawyers at Maloney-Lyons, LLC can help you navigate the complicated wrongful death claim process to ensure your case is handled appropriately at every stage. Our legal team is ready to fight for justice and hold the at-fault party responsible for their actions. If you are prepared to get to work on your case with the help of a Cullman wrongful death lawyer, contact our offices today at 251-225-6105.