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Baldwin Co., AL – Two-Vehicle Crash with Pedestrian on I-10 at MM 56

Baldwin Co., AL (March 22, 2024) – Emergency crews were dispatched to provide assistance at the scene of an automobile accident that occurred in Baldwin County and left a pedestrian injured. The accident took place on March 20.


According to reports provided by the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, to vehicles, including a commercial vehicle, collided on Interstate 10 near mile marker 56. A pedestrian was somehow struck by at least one of the vehicles involved. Emergency medical services responded to the scene of the accident to provide care to the victim. EMS then transported the victim to a local hospital for emergency treatment. At this time, the circumstances surrounding the accident are being investigated.


We hope the injured victim recovers quickly following this crash.


Auto Accidents in Alabama


Every 11 minutes and 5 seconds, at least one individual sustains injuries in a motor vehicle accident somewhere within the state of Alabama. These incidents accumulate to over 128 people harmed daily in car collisions across our region.


While nobody intends to be involved in an accident, many find themselves injured due to the actions of others. According to the Alabama Department of Transportation, several factors contribute to accidents occurring in our state, including:

  • Impairment: Over 6,000 individuals are charged with driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol annually in our state, with impaired individuals being 6.9 times more likely to be involved in fatal crashes.

  • Failure to yield the right of way: This is a prevalent cause of non-fatal accidents in Alabama, resulting in over 23,000 collisions annually.

  • Distractions: Close to 11,000 individuals are harmed in crashes caused by distracted drivers in Alabama.

  • Tailgating: Over 22,400 individuals suffer injuries in car crashes involving drivers who follow too closely.

  • Speeding: This ranks as the primary cause of accidents not only in Alabama but also nationwide.

  • Misjudging stopping distances: Driving too closely to other vehicles can lead to devastating consequences, with nearly 14,000 crashes occurring yearly in our state due to drivers misjudging stopping distances.


If you have been injured in an accident due to another driver's actions, it is imperative to seek the assistance of a pedestrian accident attorney in Baldwin County immediately. You may be eligible to receive financial compensation to help alleviate the costs you'll encounter moving forward.


At Cockrell, Cockrell, Ritchey & Ritchey, LLP, we believe that our clients deserve the best possible legal representation. We are dedicated to protecting your rights and fighting for justice on your behalf. Our experienced team of pedestrian accident lawyers will provide personalized attention and effective communication, ensuring that you stay informed throughout the entire legal process. We have a thorough approach that includes utilizing expert opinions to build a strong case for you. Let us handle the legal work so that you can focus on healing and moving forward with your life. Contact us today for a free consultation at 205-349-2009, and let us help you seek the justice you deserve together.


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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