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Tuscaloosa, AL – Pedestrian Hurt in Crash at University Blvd & 23rd Ave

by | Jul 1, 2024 | Motor Vehicle Accidents |

Tuscaloosa, AL (July 1, 2024) – A pedestrian suffered serious injuries following a traffic accident in the Tuscaloosa area on Friday, June 29. The incident was reported at the intersection of University Boulevard and 23rd Avenue that evening, around 11:30 p.m. The victim was traveling by foot in a marked crosswalk when they were struck by an oncoming motor vehicle. 

The area is a popular downtown destination with several prominent restaurants on all four corners. Emergency crews were quickly dispatched after being notified of a serious pedestrian accident. The 47-year-old man was treated at the scene before being rushed to DCH Regional Medical Center for treatment for the treatment of serious injuries. 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. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL - Pedestrian Hurt in Crash at University Blvd & 23rd Ave

Traveling as a pedestrian is far from safe. Even if you just want to enjoy the day or get somewhere nearby, you are at risk when traveling on foot near a motor vehicle. About 8,000 pedestrians lost their lives on the country’s roadways in 2021 as a result of car crashes. This equates to one fatality every 66 minutes. Additionally, in 2020, there were projected to be 104,000 visits to emergency rooms by pedestrians receiving care for injuries sustained in non-fatal crashes. Pedestrians made up one out of every six fatalities in collisions in 2021. If you or someone close to you is hurt as a pedestrian, you have the right to pursue lost compensation by working closely with a competent injury lawyer. 

It is common knowledge that drivers act recklessly when operating a vehicle, which can result in severe or even fatal injuries for many. Anytime you are driving, there is a danger that you could get hurt. You do not want to be juggling dealing with life-altering injuries and the difficult claims process at the same time. You can partner with a trained lawyer to make sure your recovery is handled properly at every stage. You can ensure that your claim to compensation is upheld at every turn by working with an experienced legal team.

 If you or someone close to you is unfairly hurt by a reckless driver, you need to partner with a trained Tuscaloosa pedestrian accident lawyer who can help you navigate the complicated claims process. The skilled legal team at Maloney-Lyons, LLC is ready to get to work on your case and fight for your full and fair compensation. You can know that your case is in good hands when you work with our qualified team of attorneys. If you are ready to get to work on your case, we are just a phone call away. Contact our offices today at 251-225-6105 to get started on your case. We are here to answer any questions that you may have during a free initial consultation.