Semmes, AL – Timothy McClure Loses Life in Two-Vehicle Head-On Crash on Snow Rd
Semmes, AL (May 3, 2023) – The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) confirmed that a 68-year-old man from Mobile, Alabama, has died as a result of a car crash that took place in Semmes on Monday morning. The victim was identified as 68-year-old Timothy McClure.
At around 11:35 a.m. on May 1, the ALEA was dispatched to the scene of a crash that took place on Snow Road.
Reports provided by authorities show that 63-year-old Michael Henry was driving a 2008 Nissan Quest on Snow Road when his vehicle became involved in a collision with a 1997 Toyota Celica, which was driven by McClure.
McClure suffered fatal injuries due to the crash. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Henry was injured due to the accident. He was transported to the University of South Alabama Medical Center, where he underwent emergency care.
At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We hope Michael Henry recovers quickly following this accident.
We offer our deepest sympathies to the family of Timothy McClure at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Alabama
In Alabama, hundreds of lives are lost every year as a result of motor vehicle accidents. There are many instances where innocent people die due to the negligent and reckless actions of other drivers. Common factors of motor vehicle accidents across our state include speeding, distractions, failing to yield, and running red lights.
When drivers are reckless and negligent in cause actions, the families of innocent victims who lose their lives in these accidents are able to pursue legal action against them. Filing a wrongful death claim can provide families with financial relief moving forward.
In order to prevail on a wrongful death claim, you must be able to demonstrate that the elements of negligence were present at the time of the crash.
First, you must show that the defendant owed a duty of care to the deceased victim. This generally means that they had a responsibility to act in a safe and reasonable manner while operating the vehicle. Next, you must show that the defendant failed to meet the expected standard of care. As a result of their failure, an accident took place that claimed the life of your loved one. Finally, you must be ever to demonstrate that your family suffered damages as a result of the accident.
Although it seems like a straightforward process, attorneys will do everything in their power to shift the blame onto the deceased victim, who is unable to defend themselves. For this reason, it is in your best interest to seek guidance from a wrongful death lawyer in Semmes as soon as possible. Your attorney will be able to help prove your case against the defendant, so your family can get justice.
At Cockrell, Cockrell, Ritchey & Ritchey, LLP, our Alabama car accident lawyers are dedicated to helping families get justice in the wake of a fatal accident. We understand that this is an incredibly difficult and emotional time for you, which is why we bring over eight decades of combined experience to ensure that your case is handled with the best outcomes in mind. If you have lost a loved one as the result of a tragic car accident, contact our Alabama personal injury law firm by calling 205-349-2009. Our lawyers can meet with you for a free consultation at your earliest convenience.
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