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Chambers, AL – Child Killed in Truck Crash on AL-50

Chambers, AL (November 20, 2023) – A young child has died as a result of a fatal crash that occurred in Chambers County on Friday, November 17. At around 2:40 p.m., authorities were called to the site of a crash on Alabama 50.

According to local news sources, a Mack tractor-trailer and a Toyota Camry collided on Alabama 50. The incident prompted authorities to shut down the roadway while assisting. A woman in the Toyota and a 1-year-old child were both injured. The woman, identified as Patricia McCollough, was transported to East Alabama Medical Center for emergency care. The young child was pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident due to the extent of injuries. At this time, investigations into the crash are underway.

We hope Patricia McCollough recovers quickly.

Our sympathies are with the family of the young child killed in this crash.

Fatal Car Accidents in Alabama

Each year, a substantial number of individuals in Alabama experience injuries as a result of car accidents. Many of these crashes leave victims with severe injuries that affect their lives forever. These include fractures, head trauma, and internal organ damage. In many cases, victims require extensive medical. Despite the preventable nature of most of these collisions, negligence on the part of others often leads to them taking place. Primary causes of automobile accidents in Alabama include:

  • Fatigued drivers falling asleep at the wheel

  • Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol

  • Speeding motorists

  • Failure to yield the right of way

These and other negligent actions continually impact thousands of individuals across our state every year. When accident victims sustain injuries as a result of negligent drivers, taking timely legal action is imperative. Consulting with a knowledgeable Alabama car accident attorney can provide you with the guidance and support you need for determining fault and taking legal action against the responsible party.

Depending on the circumstances of your car crash, you may have the potential to recover financial compensation for your losses and damages, including medical expenses, lost earning capacity, and more. However, a dedicated and compassionate legal team can provide you with the best chance of getting justice.

At Cockrell, Cockrell, Ritchey & Ritchey LLP, we are passionate about helping our clients receive the justice and compensation they deserve after being injured by someone else's negligence. Our experienced personal injury attorneys have worked tirelessly to build a reputation for providing high-quality legal services and representation for those in need. We understand that navigating a personal injury case can be overwhelming, which is why we strive to make the process as stress-free as possible for our clients. If you have been injured due to another motorist's careless actions in Alabama, do not hesitate to contact our team for a free consultation so that we can discuss how best to protect your rights. Trust us with your case, and let us fight for the justice you deserve. Contact our law firm today by calling 205-349-2009 to get started. We can handle your case on a contingency fee basis, so you do not have to worry about paying any money up front. Call now to get started on 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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