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Mobile, AL – Injuries Reported in Car Crash on Hillcrest Rd near Cottage Hill Rd

Mobile, AL (May 12, 2023) – The Mobile Police Department responded to the scene of an automobile accident in which at least one person suffered injuries.

At approximately 6:00 p.m. on May 10, police and firefighters were notified that a crash occurred on Hillcrest Road. Reports show that vehicles collided on the roadway near Cottage Hill Road.

The police and firefighters responded to the scene and shut down the intersection.

Two Life Flight helicopters responded to the scene to transport victims to area hospitals.

At this time, the incident is being investigated.

We hope the injured victims are able to recover quickly. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Car Accidents in Alabama

Motor vehicle collisions are one of the leading causes of injuries in the state of Alabama. Every year, tens of thousands of people end up being hospitalized with injuries due to collisions. Some of the most common injuries that victims of car crashes are left with include:

  • Spinal cord injuries

  • Chest injuries

  • Broken bones/fractures

  • Neck injuries

  • Head injuries

  • Back injuries

Unfortunately, these injuries often require extensive medical care. There are many instances where people are harmed as a result of crashes that are preventable.

Some of the most common causes of vehicle accidents that we see here in the state of Alabama include:

  • Fatigue or drowsy driving

  • Drunk driving

  • Aggressive driving

  • Weather conditions

  • Distracted driving

  • Speeding

  • Reckless driving

  • Poor road conditions

  • Failure to yield the right-of-way

  • Tailgating

Any negligent or reckless action can have devastating consequences for other drivers sharing the road. If you have been injured as a result of another person’s actions while operating your vehicle in the state of Alabama, you should reach out to a Mobile car accident lawyer immediately. You may have legal options that can help you recover financial compensation for some of the damages that you face.

At Cockrell, Cockrell, Ritchey & Ritchey, LLP, we believe that everyone who has been injured through no fault of their own should be able to receive justice and the financial compensation they deserve. Our team is dedicated to providing outstanding legal service to victims of personal injury accidents in Alabama. We understand how difficult this time can be for you and your family and will fight tirelessly on your behalf. To learn more about how we can help you with your claim, call us today for a free consultation at 205-349-2009.

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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