We’ve Helped Thousands In Alabama And Across The Gulf Coast

Pollard, AL – Deadly Car Wreck at US-31 & Old Hwy 31

by | Jul 5, 2024 | Catastrophic Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents |

Pollard, AL (July 5, 2024) – A multi-vehicle collision in the Pollard area on Thursday, July 4, resulted in one fatality. The incident was reported at the intersection of U-31 and Old Highway 31 that afternoon around 4:30 p.m. Local reports indicated that three vehicles were involved in the crash. 

Emergency responders were rushed to the scene to provide the necessary aid to the involved parties. There were multiple EMS units at the crash site, and two medical helicopters were dispatched. One person was killed in the accident. The circumstances leading to the crash have not been determined. The area was temporarily closed while emergency crews were present. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the incident is being managed by local law enforcement officials, and more information will be provided as it continues. 

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

Deadly Car Accidents in Alabama

Pollard, AL - Deadly Car Wreck at US-31 & Old Hwy 31

The majority of crashes in Alabama happened in urban areas, making up nearly 76 percent of accidents in a recent year. However, the majority of fatalities occurred in rural areas, contributing to an estimated 59 percent of roadway deaths. Every eight hours and 53 minutes, someone was killed in a car accident somewhere in the state. Drivers 19 years of age or younger were responsible for 7 percent of all fatal crashes, while drivers 25 years of age or younger were responsible for almost 19 percent of reported accidents. Alabama roads claimed the lives of over 950 people in collisions in 2021. Over 40,000 people were injured, some of which were life-threatening. If someone close to you is killed in a sudden accident, you must be ready to pursue a wrongful death claim with the help of a trained lawyer. 

We are never going to be fully prepared for a major crash. It just takes a few seconds for a careless motorist to start an accident that changes people’s lives. Naturally, you might not know how to get the justice that you and your family deserve. If it turns out that the deadly collision was caused by the carelessness of another driver, you may be able to sue for wrongful death to get compensation for lost income and other connected damages. These cases are difficult to address on your own because they are renowned for their complexity. Working with an experienced lawyer who has helped grieving families pursue successful claims will increase your chances of getting your full financial recovery when you most need it.

You can pursue a strong wrongful death claim with the help of a trained Pollard wrongful death lawyer. The legal team at Maloney-Lyons, LLC has a proven track record of helping grieving families pursue successful cases against reckless drivers. We are here to answer any questions that you may have during a free consultation. Contact our offices today at 251-225-6105 to get started on your case with our experienced team of lawyers.