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Florence, AL – Motorcyclist Dies in Crash at AL-20 & AL-133

by | Jun 30, 2024 | Catastrophic Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents |

Florence, AL (June 30, 2024) – On Thursday, June 27, a motorcyclist was killed following a collision in the Florence area. The deadly accident took place on AL-20 near AL-133 that afternoon, around 1:30 p.m. Local reports revealed that the crash involved a motorcycle and a pickup truck. 

It was later revealed that 75-year-old 75-year-old Jesse P. Linville was riding a motorcycle on AL-20 when he was hit by a pickup near mile marker 133. Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to provide aid to the involved parties. Linville was transported to North Alabama Medical Center in Florence in critical condition. He later succumbed to his injuries. No further updates on the deadly accident have been provided at this time. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the incident is in the hands of local law enforcement officials. 

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

Deadly Motorcycle Accidents in Alabama

Florence, AL - Motorcyclist Dies in Crash at AL-20 & AL-133

The number of motorcycle riders in Alabama is increasing, and riding has become more and more popular in recent years. In a recent year, 1,867 motorcycle accidents in the state resulted in 1,213 injuries and 90 fatalities. The conduct of another driver resulted in almost 35 percent of these collisions. Drinking alcohol comes in second among the major causes of serious motorcycle accidents, according to statistics data. Poor visibility is a major contributing element as well. Estimates indicate that 16 percent of car accidents in Alabama are caused by drunk drivers, making the state’s highways extremely unsafe. It is important to be ready to defend your legal rights following a deadly collision by filing a wrongful death case with the help of an accomplished attorney.

Following a serious motorbike accident, you should make sure you are doing everything required to heal fully. Recovering after a deadly collision is never simple, and managing the fallout on your own may be quite challenging. You can safeguard your legal rights by pursuing a successful wrongful death case with the help of an experienced attorney. The person responsible for the fatal collision needs to face justice. Although losing a loved one is never easy, you might be able to sue for wrongful death in order to get compensation for some of your losses in the collision.

You do not have to be on your own after a deadly motorcycle crash. The legal team at Maloney-Lyons LLC will be able to fight for your legal rights and pursue full and fair compensation after a fatal motorcycle accident. You are likely going through a difficult situation, and you may not be in the right mindset to take legal action. Fortunately, you do not have to be alone during this difficult time.  If you are ready to get to work on your case, contact our law offices today at 251-225-6105 to discuss your situation with a trained Florence motorcycle accident lawyer. We are ready to answer any questions that you may have during a free initial consultation.