Cullman, AL – Weston Montgomery Killed in Motorcycle Crash on I-65 near Exit 308
Cullman, AL (October 4, 2023) – Cullman County Coroner Jeremy Kilpatrick confirmed that an 18-year-old from Vinemont, Alabama, lost his life as a result of an automobile accident that occurred on Tuesday, October 3.
Reports provided by the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency show that 18-year-old Weston Montgomery was involved in a motorcycle accident on Interstate 65 in the area near Exit 308. The incident prompted ALEA to close down the roadway just west of the city of Cullman.
Montgomery suffered fatal injuries due to the crash and was pronounced deceased by authorities.
At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We offer our condolences to the family of Weston Montgomery at this time.
Fatal Auto Accidents in Alabama
Fatal accidents take the lives of hundreds of people in Alabama annually. These accidents are often preventable. We see innocent people continue to lose their lives as a result of drivers who are careless and reckless while operating their vehicles.
Speeding, distractions, impairment, and even failing to yield the right-of-way are just some of the leading factors in fatal accidents that are recorded statewide. Unfortunately, the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one can have an overwhelming impact on your family. Many families deal with overwhelming mental and emotional impacts. To make matters even more difficult to deal with, families often face significant financial burdens.
After losing a loved one, it is important that families are aware of the legal options that they have. Following a fatal accident, surviving family members have the ability to pursue a wrongful death claim. This type of legal claim can provide your family with financial relief. In Alabama, surviving family members have the ability to seek punitive damages after losing loved ones due to the negligent and careless actions of others. Working with a wrongful death lawyer in Cullman can provide your family with the best chance of protecting your rights and holding the negligent party accountable.
At Cockrell, Cockrell, Ritchey & Ritchey, LLP, we understand the pain and suffering that comes with losing a loved one in a fatal accident, and we are dedicated to helping families seek justice for their loss. Our experienced team of Alabama car accident lawyers will fight tirelessly to hold those responsible accountable and secure closure and compensation for our clients. If you have lost a family member in a motor vehicle collision, contact our Alabama personal injury law firm for compassionate legal assistance. We believe in seeking justice for those who have been wronged and will work diligently to help you through this difficult time. Schedule a free consultation at your earliest convenience by reaching out to our law firm at 205-349-2009 to get started.
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