Birmingham, AL – Woman Fatally Struck by Vehicle on Brewster Rd
Birmingham, AL (April 24, 2023) – A 42-year-old woman has lost her life as a result of a motor vehicle accident that took place in Jefferson County on Saturday evening, April 22.
At approximately 5:30 p.m., the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of a crash on Brewster Road.
Preliminary investigations provided by JCSO indicate that a female pedestrian was crossing in the 1600 block of Brewster Road when she was struck by a vehicle.
The woman suffered severe injuries as a result of the accident. She was transported to UAB Hospital, where she passed away from her injuries.
No other injuries were reported as a result of the crash.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Traffic Accident Reconstruction Team is currently investigating the incident.
Our condolences go out to the family of the woman who lost her life in this accident.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Alabama
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Poor visibility or lighting
Failure to yield to pedestrians
Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
Failure to obey traffic signals or signs
Reckless or careless driving
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