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Selma, AL – Injuries in Train, Dump Truck Accident on AL-219

by | Jun 21, 2024 | Trucking Accidents |

Selma, AL (June 21, 2024) – There were reported injuries after a dump truck was hit by a train in the Selma area on Thursday, June 20. The incident was reported on AL-219 near AL-22 early that morning, around 9:40 a.m. Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to provide aid to the involved parties. 

At this time, the circumstances leading to the incident have not been provided. The roadway was temporarily closed as local authorities worked the scene and provided aid to the involved parties. At least one person was hurt in the crash. The severity and number of the resulting injuries have not been determined. The area was later reopened to outside traffic after tow trucks were able to remove the resulting debris. No further information on the incident is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is in progress. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Trucking Accidents in Alabama

Selma, AL - Injuries in Train, Dump Truck Accident on AL-219

On Alabama’s roads, semi-trucks are notorious for being the cause of some of the most devastating collisions. Many things might lead to these collisions, but the most frequent ones are heavy traffic, fatigued truckers, poorly maintained trucks, and careless driving. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) reports that 4,440 large trucks and buses are involved in crashes on American roadways annually. According to a University of Alabama report, the state saw 7,782 tractor-trailer crashes last year that left 2,184 people injured and 89 people dead. Alabama is home to over 6,000 trucking companies, and semi-trucks are frequently seen on the state’s roadways. Following a catastrophic trucking accident, you should be prepared to defend your legal rights.

Seeking guidance from a reputable attorney is essential to navigate the complexities of the legal system and pursue a compelling compensation claim that reflects the damages incurred. By taking proactive steps and seeking legal support, individuals impacted by trucking accidents can strive to attain justice and fair recompense for their losses.

Managing a personal injury case on your own can be difficult. When a big semi-truck is involved, these cases become considerably more complicated. To protect your legal rights, you need an experienced lawyer on your side. You will be going up against more than just a reckless truck driver. There are several parties involved in trucking accident cases, including the company that owns the truck or employs the driver. To level the playing field, you need to have someone fighting for you because these organizations will have legal teams prepared to defend their interests.

You should partner with a skilled Selma trucking accident lawyer in order to ensure your legal rights are protected. The legal team at Maloney-Lyons, LLC is here to help you manage the aftermath of a life-changing trucking accident. With our help, we want to help you get the best possible outcome for your case. Our legal team will not stop until you get the largest settlement possible for your case. If you are ready to get to work on your case, we are just a phone call away. Call our law offices today at 251-225-6105. You will be glad that we are on your side.