Montgomery, AL – Injuries Reported in 18-Wheeler Crash on I-85 near S Perry St Bridge
Montgomery, AL (August 30, 2023) – A major crash took place in Montgomery on Tuesday morning that resulted in injuries from multiple victims.
The accident occurred at around 7:25 a.m. on August 29.
According to reports from the Montgomery Police Department, a total of four vehicles, including an 18-wheeler, collided on Interstate 85 at the overpass near the South Perry Street bridge. The impact of the crash resulted in the semi-truck slamming into a support column that was holding up the bridge that crosses over the interstate.
Emergency crews rushed to the scene and shut down the roadway.
Medics provided care to the victims who were injured. Those who required further medical attention were transported to local hospitals.
The incident prompted authorities to shut down the road for an extended period. The cause of the collision is being investigated.
Our thoughts go out to those harmed as a result of this accident.
Truck Accidents in Alabama
Thousands of people are hurt in car crashes each year in Alabama. Victims of these incidents often require substantial medical care, both immediately and indefinitely. Many injured parties end up losing their ability to work for several weeks or months while they heal from their injuries. This can have a significant financial impact on the lives of those involved.
The reckless and inconsiderate behaviors of others unfortunately leave many people with life-altering injuries after accidents. People who are involved in truck accidents across Alabama commonly suffer from the following types of injuries:
· Cuts and lacerations
· Traumatic brain injuries (TBI)
· Loss of limbs
· Emotional distress
· Soft tissue damage
· Back injuries
· Broken bones
When victims suffer these and other serious injuries, they often have to go through extensive medical care. After suffering injuries in a truck accident, injured parties often find it difficult to move on with their lives. It can be incredibly challenging to gather enough money for medical expenses and other needs.
If you have been hurt as a result of a truck accident while traveling in Alabama, you may be entitled to pursue legal action. Filing a claim against the at-fault party in a collision allows the injured person to seek financial compensation for their suffering. If you've been in an automobile accident in Alabama, a truck accident lawyer can help you build the most compelling case possible against the negligent party so that you can recover compensation for your losses and damages.
At Cockrell, Cockrell, Ritchey & Ritchey, LLP, we strive to provide the highest quality legal services in Alabama. Our team of experienced personal injury attorneys is dedicated to helping clients get the compensation they deserve after an accident or wrongdoing. With access to experts and personalized attention throughout each stage of your case, our knowledgeable team has the resources and experience necessary for success. Contact us today for a free consultation by calling our office at 205-349-2009, and let us help you fight for justice.
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