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Autauga Co., AL – Man Loses Life in Truck Wreck on Hwy 14 at MM 148

Autauga Co., AL (May 29, 2024) – A fatal accident reported on May 27 in Autauga County claimed the life of a 62-year-old man. The collision was reported to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency around 1:15 p.m.


Official reports indicate that a man was riding a motorcycle on Highway 14 during the afternoon hours. As the 2011 Honda Silver Wing proceeded through the area of mile marker 148, it collided with a 2022 Freightliner truck tractor-trailer. The motorcyclist, David Carr, of Prattville, Alabama, was fatally injured in the crash. He was pronounced deceased by responding authorities. No other injuries were reported in the crash. At this time, the Highway Patrol Division of ALEA is investigating the crash.


We offer our deepest condolences to the family of David Carr.


Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Alabama


Every year, a significant number of individuals in Alabama experience injuries from motorcycle and car accidents, resulting in profound and long-lasting impacts on their lives. These injuries often include fractures, head trauma, and internal organ damage, highlighting the seriousness of these incidents. While many of these accidents are preventable, negligence on the part of others frequently plays a role in their occurrence.


Common causes of motor vehicle accidents in Alabama involve motorists exceeding speed limits, drowsy drivers falling asleep at the wheel, failure to yield the right of way, and driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. These reckless behaviors affect numerous individuals annually in the state and tragically lead to the loss of hundreds of lives on our roads.


In cases where innocent motorists lose their lives due to the actions of negligent drivers, families must act quickly to seek legal recourse. Seeking advice from a knowledgeable Autauga County wrongful death attorney can provide crucial guidance in determining fault and pursuing legal action against the responsible party.


Depending on the circumstances of your motorcycle accident, there may be an opportunity to seek financial compensation for various losses, such as burial costs, medical expenses, and other related bills. Having a dedicated and compassionate legal team on your side can help with your claim while you focus on your psychological and emotional well-being.


At Cockrell, Cockrell, Ritchey & Ritchey LLP, we are dedicated to delivering top-quality legal services and representation to our clients. Our experienced wrongful death attorneys have a strong track record of assisting clients in obtaining the justice and compensation they deserve after losing a loved one due to someone else's negligence. We understand the challenges of navigating a wrongful death claim and strive to make the process as seamless as possible for our clients. If you've lost a loved one in Alabama due to another driver's negligence, contact us for a free consultation without delay. Let us handle your case while you get over this tragic event. Reach out to us at 205-349-2009 today, knowing that we only collect fees if we win your case.


Notes: Our writers relied on secondary sources to create this article. Our staff has not independently verified all of the circumstances surrounding this accident; therefore, if you find any incorrect information, please contact Cockrell, Cockrell, Ritchey & Ritchey, LLP immediately so that we can update the post to reflect the most accurate information available. The post may be deleted upon request.


Disclaimer: This post's content is not intended to serve as legal or medical advice. The image used in this post was not taken at the described accident scene. This post is not intended as a business solicitation.


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