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Elberta, AL – Two-Vehicle Wreck on US-98 near MM 74 Takes Life of Robert Earl Baker, Jr

Elberta, AL (June 12, 2023) – The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency confirmed that a motor vehicle wreck in Elberta claimed the life of 22-year-old Robert Earl Baker, Jr.


The accident was reported at around 10:10 a.m. on June 11.


According to reports provided by ALPA, two vehicles collided on US Highway 98 near mile marker 74 during the morning hours. The incident involves a 2015 Dodge Dart and an Infinity G37.


A passenger in the Dodge, identified as Baker, was severely hurt in the crash. He was pronounced deceased after being transported to Sacred Heart Hospital for emergency treatment.


The driver of the Dodge, identified as 59-year-old Carlton Craig Hensell, was injured in the crash. He was transported to an area hospital for medical care.


The incident is currently being investigated.


We hope Carlton Craig Hensell recovers quickly following this crash.


Our condolences are with the family of Robert Earl Baker, Jr. at this time.


Fatal Car Accidents in Alabama

Every year, hundreds of people lose their lives as a result of automobile accidents in Alabama. The sudden and unpredictable loss of a loved one in a car crash can be an overwhelming experience for most families. The financial impacts following a fatal crash can result in significant medical bills, funeral expenses, and the loss of potential earnings. These financial burdens, combined with the emotional and psychological impact, just make the situation even more difficult to accept.


In the state of Alabama, surviving relatives confronted with this distressing situation have legal avenues to pursue. Seeking the assistance of a qualified wrongful death attorney in Elberta can provide valuable guidance to your family, ensuring that justice is sought for your loved one. By exploring these legal options, your family can work toward getting justice and holding the negligent party accountable.


At Cockrell, Cockrell, Ritchey & Ritchey, LLP, our experienced Alabama car accident lawyers are passionate about providing you and your family with the necessary legal assistance for a successful case. We understand that after an unfortunate motor vehicle crash resulting in the loss of a loved one, every step can feel overwhelming. Our goal is to provide reliable representation in order to help survivors get justice and get back on their feet, both emotionally and financially. If you have lost a loved one as a result of a fatal car crash, contact our Alabama personal injury law firm at 205-349-2009 today to schedule your free consultation so we can begin discussing potential courses of action and take the next steps 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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