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Fultondale, AL – Gayla Joy Ingle Killed in Car Crash on I-65

Fultondale, AL (December 25, 2023) – The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency confirmed that 27-year-old Gayla Joy Ingle lost her life as a result of a crash in Birmingham County on Friday evening, December 22. The incident took place on Interstate 65.


According to local law enforcement, a collision between vehicles occurred on the northbound side lanes of Interstate 65 during the evening hours. Preliminary investigations show that a semi-truck and a car collided on the roadway at around 4:45 p.m. near mile marker 266. ALEA shut down the roadway for an extended period as they worked to remove the involved vehicles. One person involved in the accident, identified as Ingle, was severely hurt. She was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Jefferson County coroner’s office. The accident is currently being investigated.


We offer our condolences to the family of Gayla Joy Ingle.


Fatal Car Accidents in Alabama

Fatal crashes in Alabama claimed the lives of hundreds of people annually. Unfortunately, we see countless instances where people died as a result of reckless and negligent motors. We often see accidents take place due to:


  • Excessive speeding and reckless driving

  • Driving while distracted

  • Driving under the influence of intoxicants

  • Failure to yield the right of way

  • Accidents caused by fatigue

  • Tailgating and engaging in aggressive driving

  • Adverse weather conditions

  • Disregarding red lights or stop signs


Losing a loved one in a motor vehicle accident is an incredibly tragic and devastating experience. However, if their death was caused by the negligence of another driver, you have the right to seek justice and hold them accountable. By working with an experienced Alabama wrongful death lawyer, you can receive the support and guidance needed to navigate through this difficult legal process while seeking the compensation your family deserves. Do not hesitate to reach out for help and fight for what is rightfully yours.


At Cockrell, Cockrell, Ritchey & Ritchey, LLP, we take pride in providing top-notch legal representation for clients throughout Alabama. Our team of skilled personal injury attorneys has a deep understanding of the law and is committed to fighting for justice on behalf of our clients. We believe in holding wrongdoers accountable for their actions and will work tirelessly to ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve after an accident or wrongdoing. With our dedication to personalized attention and effective communication, we strive to make sure your voice is heard, and your rights are protected every step of the way. Our fearless advocates will utilize all available resources to build a strong case on your behalf with expert opinions from specialists and medical professionals. As you focus on healing and moving forward with your life, let us handle the legal battle. Contact us at 205-349-2009 for a free consultation so we can begin seeking justice for you today.


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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