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Mobile, AL – Accident Reported on Howells Ferry Rd at Overlook Rd

Mobile, AL (April 17, 2024) – The Mobile Police Department responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Tuesday and ended in injuries. At around 5:45 p.m. on April 16, authorities were notified that they were needed on-site at a crash on Howells Ferry Road.


Preliminary reports indicate that a vehicle collision blocked multiple lanes of the road near Overlook Road. The incident caused severe disruptions throughout the area as emergency crews to remove the involved vehicles. Emergency medical services were requested on-site to care for those harmed. An unknown number of people were transported to local hospitals, where they underwent further medical care for the injuries they suffered. The police department is currently investigating the accident.


Our thoughts go out to the injured victims as we hope for their full recovery.


Car Accidents in Alabama


Every day, innocent people are hurt as a result of car crashes that take place here in the state of Alabama. Common injuries that are reported in automobile accidents include:

  • Broken bones/fractures

  • Head injuries

  • Back injuries

  • Neck injuries

  • Spinal cord injuries

  • Chest injuries


Any injury has the potential to completely disrupt your life. When a victim suffers serious injuries, they often have to go through extensive medical treatment. Unfortunately, medical care can be incredibly costly. After being involved in an accident, you may be able to take legal action. In order to win your case, you must be able to demonstrate that another person’s negligent actions are the cause of the crash. Common causes of accidents reported here in Alabama include:


  • Distracted driving

  • Failure to yield

  • Speeding

  • Running red lights or stop signs

  • Tailgating

  • Fatigued driving

  • Drunk driving

  • Reckless driving

  • Poor weather conditions


After demonstrating that a person caused the accident that left you with injuries, you can file a personal injury claim against them. A Mobile auto accident lawyer can help you seek compensation for some of the damages that you face. This can include:


  • Medical expenses

  • Lost wages

  • Property damage

  • Pain and suffering

  • Emotional distress

  • Loss of consortium

  • Loss of enjoyment of life


To provide yourself with the best chance of getting justice after an accident, you should reach out to our personal injury lawyers right away. Our team will be able to get started on your case immediately by investigating the accident in building a strong personal injury lawsuit against the person who caused you harm.

Here at Cockrell, Cockrell, Ritchey & Ritchey, LLP, we have decades of combined experience dedicated to fighting for the legal rights of individuals who have been harmed and accident through no fault of their own. Our dedicated personal injury lawyers will help you navigate the complex legal system invite to ensure you are able to pursue full and fair compensation for all of your damages. To get started on your personal injury claim, contact our team at 205-349-2009. We can meet with you for a free consultation to get started.


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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