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Columbiana, AL – Jacqueline V Lowery Loses Life in Head-On Crash on Shelby County 47

Columbiana, AL (June 21, 2023) – The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency confirmed that 82-year-old Jacqueline V Lowery lost her life in a crash that occurred on Monday, June 19.

According to ALEA reports, at around 4:00 p.m., emergency crews were called to aid at the site of a crash on Shelby County 47.

A 2018 Chevrolet Cruze was traveling on Shelby County 47 during the early evening hours when it became involved in a head-on collision with a 2017 Toyota 4-Runner.

Both vehicles were significantly damaged in the crash.

The driver of the Chevrolet, identified as Lowery, was pronounced deceased at the scene as a result of her injuries.

The driver of the Toyota was identified as 43-year-old Melissa Grier. She was not injured in the incident.

At this time, investigations to determine the cause of this head-on crash are underway.

We offer our condolences to the family of Jacqueline V Lowery at this time.

Auto Accidents in Alabama

Car crashes leave thousands of people injured on a yearly basis here in Alabama. The unfortunate truth is that people involved in these accidents are often left with serious injuries, such as internal organ injuries or brain damage, that require extensive medical care. In many cases, these accidents that victims are involved in are completely preventable.

In Alabama, there are several common causes behind vehicle accidents:

  • Drunk driving: Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs remains a significant concern, as impaired drivers pose a severe danger to themselves and others on the road.

  • Aggressive driving: Engaging in aggressive behaviors such as following too closely, sudden lane changes, or traveling at too high of a speed increases the likelihood of collisions.

  • Weather conditions: Adverse weather, including rain, fog, or ice, can create hazardous road conditions, leading to accidents if drivers fail to adjust their driving accordingly.

  • Distracted driving: Distractions such as texting, phone use, eating, or other activities take drivers' attention from the road, substantially increasing the risk of accidents.

  • Speeding: Exceeding the speed limit significantly reduces a driver's ability to react to sudden changes or hazards on the road, contributing to a higher likelihood of collisions.

  • Tailgating: Following another vehicle too closely reduces the opportunity for both vehicles to react, leaving little margin for error and increasing the risk of rear-end collisions.

Any act of negligence or recklessness on the road can result in devastating consequences for all parties involved. If you have sustained injuries due to another person's actions while driving in Alabama, it is crucial to seek immediate legal assistance from a car accident lawyer in Alabama. They can provide guidance and explore legal options to help you pursue financial compensation for the damages you have endured.

At Cockrell, Cockrell, Ritchey & Ritchey LLP, we are proud to have built a reputation for providing expert counsel and representation to our clients. Our team is dedicated to helping victims of accidents recover financially after suffering physical harm and obtaining justice on their behalf. We strive for the best possible outcomes in all cases by seeking appropriate compensation that can help them move forward with their lives. If you have encountered such misfortune due to someone's negligence or recklessness, please don't hesitate to contact us today by calling 205-349-2009 for a free consultation.

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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