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Mobile, AL – Multi-Vehicle Wreck Reported on AL-158

Mobile, AL (June 17, 2024) – Emergency crews were requested on-site at a motor vehicle accident in the Mobile area that ended in injuries. The crash occurred at around 6:25 p.m. on June 16.

 

According to reports from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, multiple vehicles collided on Alabama Highway 158. The incident prompted the roadway's closure near mile marker 4 as the ALEA assisted firefighters in removing the involved vehicles and debris from the road. Medical personnel rendered aid to the involved victims while on-site. At least one person was transported to a local hospital for further medical care. At this time, the incident is being investigated.

 

We hope those harmed in this crash recover quickly. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

 

Car Accidents in Alabama

 

Every 11 minutes and 5 seconds, at least one person is injured in a car crash somewhere in Alabama. This adds up to over 128 individuals harmed daily in vehicle accidents throughout our area.

 

While no one plans to be in an accident, many people end up injured due to the actions of others. According to the Alabama Department of Transportation, several factors contribute to accidents in our state, including:

 

  • Impairment: Annually, over 6,000 individuals face charges for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol in Alabama, with impaired drivers being 6.9 times more likely to be in fatal crashes.

  • Failure to yield the right of way: This is a common cause of non-fatal accidents in Alabama, leading to over 23,000 collisions every year.

  • Distractions: Close to 11,000 people are injured in crashes caused by distracted drivers in Alabama.

  • Tailgating: Over 22,400 individuals sustain injuries in car crashes involving drivers who follow too closely.

  • Speeding: Speeding is the primary cause of accidents in Alabama and nationwide.

  • Misjudging stopping distances: Driving too close to other vehicles can have severe consequences, with nearly 14,000 crashes occurring annually in our state due to drivers misjudging stopping distances.


If you have been injured in an accident due to another driver's actions, seeking help from an Alabama car accident attorney is vital. You may be entitled to financial compensation to help cover the costs you will face going forward, including medical bills, lost wages, and other associated expenses.

 

At Cockrell, Cockrell, Ritchey & Ritchey, LLP, our clients deserve top-tier legal representation. We are committed to safeguarding your rights and fighting for justice. Our experienced team of pedestrian accident lawyers will offer personalized attention and clear communication, ensuring you are well-informed throughout the legal process. We take a thorough approach, including seeking expert opinions to build a strong case for you. Our dedication extends to meticulously evaluating every detail of your accident, from gathering eyewitness accounts to analyzing traffic camera footage to ensure no stone is left unturned.

 

Let us handle the intricate details so you can focus on healing and moving forward with your life. Reach out to us today for a complimentary consultation at 205-349-2009, and let us assist you in seeking the justice you deserve together. Our team is here to provide you with the support and experience necessary to navigate the legal system and secure the best possible outcome for your case.

 

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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