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Arab, AL – Woman Dies in Pileup Rollover Crash at AL-67 & Hulaco Rd

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

Arab, AL (July 3, 2024) – A woman was killed following a multi-vehicle collision in the Arab area on Monday, Jul 1. The deadly crash was reported on AL-67 near Hulaco Road that night, around 5:39 p.m. Local reports revealed that 78-year-old Brenda R. Reed of Jackson County was driving a 1999 GMC Sonoma when she was hit by a 2017 Nissan Titan driven by 34-year-old Aaron S. Barnes of Gadsden. 

The impact caused the GMC to overturn and leave the roadway. The Nissan then hit a 2009 Nissan Rogue driven by 59-year-old Shawn S. Wheeler of Huntsville. Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to provide aid to the involved parties. Reed was transported to Marshall Medical North Hospital by helicopter in critical condition. She was later pronounced dead. No additional 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 family of the deceased victim at this time.

Deadly Rollover Accidents in Alabama

Arab, AL - Woman Dies in Pileup Rollover Crash at AL-67 & Hulaco Rd

A severe rollover crash can cause catastrophic injuries, including traumatic brain injury, spinal cord damage, fractured bones, or even death, at practically any speed. According to estimates from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), rollovers make up around 2 percent of all motor vehicle crashes in the United States. Over 280,000 rollover accidents take place each year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), resulting in over 10,000 fatalities. Rollovers account for over 30 percent of all traffic fatalities, with unrestrained occupants accounting for the majority of these deaths. With the assistance of an experienced attorney, you might be able to pursue a claim for compensation if a loved one is injured in an accident.

After a catastrophic crash, recovery can be challenging. It is likely that you will not know where to look for the answers to many of your questions. You do not want to jeopardize your recovery during this trying period because the injuries and other damages you receive might make life very difficult. To get the most out of your case, it is always in your best advantage to collaborate closely with an experienced automobile accident attorney. This can help better protect your legal rights and full recovery. 

It can be difficult to pick up the pieces after a deadly collision. You need to have someone on your side to make sure that you can cover the full extent of your damages. When you work closely with a trained Arab car accident lawyer, you will be in the best position to get the maximum value for your case. The experienced legal team at Maloney-Lyons, LLC is ready to help during this difficult time. If you are ready to get to work on your case, contact our offices today at 251-225-6105 to discuss your case with a trained lawyer. You will be glad that our experienced legal team is on your side.