top of page

Eufaula, AL – Two Killed in 18-Wheeler Crash on S Eufaula Ave

Eufaula, AL (May 24, 2024) – Two have died as a result of the truck accident that occurred on Wednesday morning, May 22. The Eufaula Alabama Police Department was called to the scene at around 2:10 a.m.


According to official reports, an 18-wheeler was traveling southbound on South Eufaula Avenue near Highway 82. As the vehicle proceeded forward, it struck a car. The car, which was occupied by three people at the time of the accident, was severely damaged. Two of the victims were fatally injured as a result of the crash and pronounced deceased at the scene. One additional person in the car was transported to SouthEast Medical Center in Dothan. The driver of the truck was also treated at Medical Center Barbour. At this time, the incident is being investigated.


We offer our sympathies to the family of the victim killed in this accident. Our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected by this collision.


Fatal Truck Accidents in Alabama


In 2020, over 930 individuals tragically lost their lives in car accidents across Alabama, according to data from Drive Safe Alabama. Among these incidents, accidents involving semi-trucks and large commercial vehicles tend to result in severe and fatal injuries for those involved.


When a family experiences the devastating loss of a loved one due to a fatal truck accident, they may have legal recourse available to them. Typically, families pursue wrongful death claims against the accountable party to seek financial relief for funeral expenses, burial costs, and other financial burdens that arise following the sudden loss of a family member.


In the aftermath of a fatal truck accident, it is crucial to promptly seek assistance from a wrongful death attorney in Eufaula. These accidents often involve multiple parties who may bear liability for the fatalities and damages incurred. Truck drivers can be deemed liable if their negligent actions, such as speeding or distracted driving, contributed to the accident.


Moreover, trucking companies could face liability if they hire unqualified drivers to operate their vehicles. Additionally, responsibility may fall on cargo loading firms, maintenance companies, or manufacturers in certain circumstances. An attorney specializing in wrongful death cases can conduct a detailed investigation to determine the party or parties responsible for the accident that claimed the life of your loved one.


With over 80 years of combined legal experience, you can rely on the Alabama truck accident lawyers at Cockrell, Ford, Townsend & Ritchey, LLP, to vigorously pursue justice on your behalf. Our legal team is dedicated to handling your case with sensitivity and empathy every step of the way. We are committed to ensuring that you receive justice for your loved one and that those accountable for their untimely passing are held answerable.


To explore the legal avenues available to you, we invite you to reach out to our Alabama personal injury law firm at 205-349-2009 to arrange a complimentary consultation at your earliest convenience.


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.


Featured Posts
Recent Posts
Follow Us
  • Grey Facebook Icon
  • Grey Twitter Icon
  • Grey LinkedIn Icon
  • Instagram


CALL 24/7

bottom of page