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Montgomery, AL – Everett Knight Cole Killed in E Old Haynesville Rd Crash

Montgomery, AL (September 4, 2023) – A crash reported in South Montgomery County claimed one man’s life.

The accident occurred at around 6:00 p.m. on September 1.

According to reports from the Alabama law enforcement agency, two vehicles collided on East Old Hayneville Road just 12 miles outside of Montgomery city limits.

A passenger in one of the vehicles, identified as 74-year-old Everett Knight Cole, was fatally injured. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 17-year-old involved in the accident was transported to a local hospital for emergency care.

The accident is actively being investigated.

We hope the injured victim recovers quickly.

Our condolences go out to the family of Everett Knight Cole.

Fatal Car Accidents in Alabama

Hundreds of people lose their lives every year as a result of automobile accidents that take place in Alabama. Unfortunately, there are countless instances where innocent people die as a result of drivers who are careless and negligent. Leading factors that are reported in fatal car crashes around our state include:

  • Fatigue

  • Distracted driving

  • Speeding

  • Impaired driving

  • Reckless driving

  • Running red lights or stop signs

  • Tailgating

These and other acts of negligence continue to cause families to lose loved ones. Unfortunately, families often deal with overwhelming emotional and financial consequences as a result of these crashes. After losing a loved one, it is crucial that you seek legal help from a skilled and fearless wrongful death lawyer in Montgomery right away. A dedicated legal team will provide you with an array of services to ensure your family is able to get justice. Some of the ways your attorney will help throughout the legal process include:

  • Gathering evidence

  • Identifying responsible parties

  • Filing the wrongful death claim

  • Negotiating with insurance companies

  • Representing you in court, if necessary

  • Advocating for your rights

  • Providing emotional support and guidance

  • Handling legal procedures and documentation

At Cockrell, Cockrell, Ritchey & Ritchey, we are here for you during this difficult time and are committed to providing you with the best possible legal representation. Our experienced attorneys can help you fight for justice and get the compensation that your family deserves. We want to make sure that you receive the best outcome from this process and will use our extensive resources to ensure that happens. If you have been affected by a fatal car accident in Alabama, reach out to our personal injury law firm at 205-349-2009 for a free consultation so that we can start helping your family get justice 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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