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Tuscumbia, AL – Four Hurt in Truck Wreck on US-43 near Hwy 72

Tuscumbia, AL (April 5, 2024) – Several people were transported to area hospitals with injuries following a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Wednesday afternoon, April 3. At around 3:25 p.m., authorities were notified that a motor vehicle accident occurred on US Highway 43.


Preliminary reports show that an 18-wheeler tanker was traveling on US Highway 43 near Highway 72 when the vehicle drove over a Chevrolet Equinox for unknown reasons. The Chevrolet was crushed as a result of the accident, with multiple people inside. The tanker truck reportedly collided with two additional vehicles. A total of four people were injured in the accident. EMS responded to the scene to render aid to the victims. All four victims were transported to area hospitals for further care. At this time, the incident is being investigated.


We hope the injured victims recover quickly following this accident.


Auto Accidents Reported in Alabama


Experiencing a car collision can severely and instantly impact your life. Regrettably, numerous individuals in Alabama suffer severe harm due to accidents annually, many of which could have been prevented. Negligent and reckless behavior while operating vehicles often leads to these accidents. Common contributing factors to vehicle collisions across our state each year include:


·       Driving under the influence of drugs

·       Vehicle malfunctions

·       Distracted driving

·       Drowsy driving

·       Speeding


Any act of negligence on the road can result in severe consequences for any driver. Unfortunately, individuals in Alabama frequently endure severe spinal cord fractures, significant bone fractures, and other life-altering injuries as a consequence of accidents.


If you've suffered harm in a collision caused by another driver's negligence, legal options may be available to help you move forward. It is in your best interest to contact an Alabama car accident attorney immediately. An attorney can pursue a personal injury claim on your behalf against the responsible party, seeking compensation for the pain and suffering inflicted upon you.


At Cockrell, Cockrell, Ritchey & Ritchey LLP, we believe that every individual deserves justice and fair compensation for their injuries. Our dedicated team of personal injury attorneys is committed to providing high-quality legal services and representation. We understand the challenges associated with pursuing a personal injury case and strive to minimize stress for our clients. If you've been injured due to someone else's negligence in Alabama, contact our devoted legal team at 205-349-2009 for a complimentary consultation. Let us assist you in protecting your rights and securing the compensation you deserve. Your well-being is our utmost priority at Cockrell, Cockrell, Ritchey & Ritchey LLP.


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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