Mobile, AL – Car & Dump Truck Collide on Bellingrath Rd near Half Mile Rd
Mobile, AL (May 5, 2023) – One person was left with significant injuries following a crash that took place in Mobile on Thursday morning.
On May 4, the Mobile Police Department, the Theodore Fire Department, and the Fowl River Fire Department assisted troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency at the scene of a major motor vehicle accident on Bellingrath Road.
Reports from authorities show that a car and a dump truck collided on the roadway near Half Mile Road. The incident prompted officials to shut down a portion of the roadway as they worked to clear the scene.
One person became trapped inside the car and had to be extricated by firefighters. Fire crews removed the roof of the sedan to remove the driver. The victim was flown by medical helicopter to an area hospital for emergency medical treatment.
The incident is currently being investigated.
We hope the injured victim recovers quickly. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Truck Accidents in Alabama
Truck accidents take place far too often in the United States. These accidents take the lives of thousands of people while leaving tens of thousands of others injured. Here in Alabama, we see a significant number of people affected by truck accidents on our roads. In many cases, truck crashes are a result of negligent drivers. When negligence contributes to a truck accident, victims are able to take legal action against the liable party.
When it comes to truck accidents in Alabama, there are several parties who can be held liable for any resulting damages. These parties include:
Owner of the truck or trailer
Manufacturer of the truck or trailer or parts of the truck or trailer
Maintenance or repair company
Shipper or loader of the cargo
The government agency responsible for road maintenance and design
Other drivers or individuals who contributed to the accident
It is important to note that several parties may share liability for the truck accident. Liability will generally be determined depending on specific details of the accident. To determine who is liable, a thorough investigation will need to be performed. A truck accident lawyer in Mobile will be able to provide you with invaluable assistance when it comes to protecting your legal rights and holding the negligent party accountable.
At Cockrell, Cockrell, Ritchey & Ritchey, LLP, our personal injury lawyers have decades of experience representing victims of accidents. We are dedicated to fighting for your rights and helping you get the compensation that you deserve for your losses and suffering. Don’t hesitate to contact us today at 205-349-2009 in order to schedule a free consultation so we can get started on pursuing your rights.
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