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Evergreen, AL – Passenger Killed in Train-Vehicle Crash on N Main St

by | Jun 3, 2024 | Catastrophic Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents |

Evergreen, AL (June 3, 2024) – On Saturday, June 1, a passenger was killed and a driver hurt after a collision involving a passenger vehicle and a train in the Evergreen area. The deadly accident was reported on N. Main Street. Emergency crews were notified of a sport utility vehicle that had been hit by a train and quickly dispatched to the scene.

A passenger in the SUV suffered fatal injuries and was later pronounced dead at the scene. The deceased victim was later identified as 22-year-old Ricardo Perez. The driver was airlifted to a trauma hospital in serious condition. The area was closed for several hours while emergency crews were present. No additional injuries have been reported at this time. No further information on the incident is currently available. Local law enforcement officials are handling the ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash.

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.

Fatal Alabama Train Accidents

Evergreen, AL - Passenger Killed in Train-Vehicle Crash on N Main St

There were about 6,400 non-fatal injuries and 950 fatalities in crashes involving trains across the United States in 2022. This was the highest number of fatalities since 2007, and it was significantly higher than the year before. While deaths from all kinds of events climbed by 9 percent, deaths at highway-rail crossings increased by an astounding 16 percent. The majority of these accidents take place at railroad crossings. Due to the massive size and speed of these massive locomotives, they are capable of inflicting life-changing and even fatal injuries in the event of an accident. It is important that you are ready to partner with a qualified lawyer to get the most out of your case.

A deadly car accident can impact you like nothing else When a negligent motorist kills someone you love, it may seem that your life will never be the same. You could experience confusion and anxiety following a deadly crash. It is always advised that you 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 threatening your capacity to receive full and fair compensation. Throughout the entire process, your attorney will be by your side to ensure that everything is done correctly.

You do not have to be on your own after a deadly car accident. A competent Evergreen wrongful death lawyer will be ready to fight for your full recovery. The trained legal team at Maloney-Lyons, LLC is ready to get to work on your case and fight for the justice that you deserve. If you are ready to get started on your wrongful death claim, we are just a phone call away. Contact our offices today at 251-225-6105 to discuss your situation with a skilled lawyer.