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Woodville, AL – Teen Killed in Two-Car Crash on US-72

by | Jul 8, 2024 | Catastrophic Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents |

Woodville, AL (July 8, 2024) – On Sunday, July 7, a teen was killed following a vehicle collision in the Woodville area. The fatal accident took place on US-72 near mile mark 119 early that morning, around 8:30 a.m. Local reports indicated that a 17-year-old from Huntsville was driving a 2015 Nissan Altima when he collided with a 1988 Chevrolet C2500. 

Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to provide the necessary aid. The Nissan hit the trailer, and the driver was left with fatal injuries. They were later pronounced dead at the scene by attending medical personnel. No other injuries were reported in the incident. The area was temporarily closed while local authorities worked to clear the scene. The identity of the deceased victim has been withheld. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the fatal crash is in progress, and more updates will be released as it continues. 

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

Deadly Car Accidents in Alabama

Woodville, AL - Teen Killed in Two-Car Crash on US-72

There is always a chance of a serious crash any time you drive. Fortunately, you have legal options if you are hurt by a negligent driver. Statistics show that the nation’s top cause of fatalities and serious injuries is automobile wrecks. Alabama’s roads are notoriously dangerous, with fatalities and severe injuries happening in auto accidents virtually every day. According to data from the Alabama Department of Transportation (ADOT), there were 159,102 recorded crashes in the state in a recent year, resulting in an estimated 46,000 injuries and 930 fatalities. Managing the aftermath of a deadly car accident is never simple. You need an experienced wrongful death attorney who has handled cases similar to yours in the past if you want to receive the best outcome possible. These attorneys possess the knowledge, experience, and resources necessary to effectively protect your rights and work for the best possible outcome for your case.

The road to a full recovery following a deadly auto accident might be difficult to travel on your own. It can be challenging to go about your daily business after a careless driver kills a loved one. Family members frequently have anxiety about the future and how they will cover their losses. To protect your legal rights during this trying time, get in touch with an experienced attorney who has experience in wrongful death lawsuits. We recognize that there are situations that can be difficult and that you don’t want to put yourself at risk. Your lawyer will support you through every step of the process to make sure your case is handled correctly from beginning to end.

You do not have to be alone after the death of a close loved one. The attorneys at Maloney-Lyons, LLC can assist you in navigating the challenging wrongful death claim process. Call our offices at 251-225-6105 to speak with our knowledgeable legal team about your case if you are prepared to start working on it with the assistance of a Woodville wrongful death attorney.