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Florence, AL – Two Killed in Collision at Sweetwater Ave & Florence Blvd

by | May 8, 2024 | Catastrophic Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents |

Florence, AL (May 8, 2024) – Two people were killed after a car accident in the Florence area on Tuesday, May 7. The deadly crash occurred at the intersection of Sweetwater Avenue and Florence Boulevard that afternoon around 4 p.m. Two vehicles reportedly collided at the scene. 

Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to render aid to the involved parties. Two people suffered fatal injuries in the crash and were later pronounced dead. One of the deceased parties was later identified as Deputy David Terry who served as the Director of Corrections. The identity of the other deceased driver has not been determined. The area was temporarily closed as local authorities worked to clear the scene. No further information on the accident 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 families of the deceased victims at this time.

Deadly Alabama Car Accidents

Florence, AL - Two Killed in Collision at Sweetwater Ave & Florence Blvd

Driving is a part of life for most people in Alabama. Regretfully, it might not be too long until you or a loved one sustains injuries in an accident. On the state’s highways, there is a reported collision about every three minutes and 38 seconds, according to statistics data. A total of 96 people lost their lives in 907 fatal crashes in Alabama in 2022 alone. This indicates that a death occurs on the state’s roadways once every eight hours and 53 minutes. That year, there were an estimated 38.5 injuries for every traffic fatality. If a loved one dies in an unanticipated accident, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim with the help of a skilled attorney.

Nothing has the power to drastically alter your life more than a tragic vehicle accident. In a matter of seconds, someone you love can be taken from you forever, leaving you in a difficult situation where you have to cope with significant financial losses on top of grieving the loss of a family member. While you are grieving for your loss, you do not want to bear the consequences of another driver’s negligent driving. You may be entitled to cash compensation and the ability to hold the responsible party legally responsible for their conduct by bringing a wrongful death lawsuit.

A deadly crash is never easy to manage on your own, and it is important that you are ready to pursue the strongest case possible. A trained Florence wrongful death lawyer will be able to help you achieve full financial recovery by pursuing a wrongful death claim after an unexpected fatal crash. The legal team at Maloney-Lyons, LLC is here to help you during this difficult time. We are prepared to help you in your pursuit of justice. 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 get started on your claim with the help of our skilled legal team.