Jefferson Co, AL – Fatal Car Crash on Eastern Valley Rd
Jefferson Co, AL (October 10, 2020) – One person was killed when a shooting lead to a single-car accident along Eastern Valley Road on Friday, October 9th.
Deputies from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched to the site of the crash in the 1100 block of Eastern Valley Road at about 3:30 p.m. Upon arrival, they discovered that a car had crashed into a house, a woman had sustained moderate injuries, and a man had been ejected from the vehicle.
The woman was transported via ambulance to a nearby medical facility with injuries that were classified as non-life-threatening. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to officials at the site, witnesses reported seeing another vehicle in the vicinity shooting at the car with the man and woman inside, which appeared to be the cause of them crashing into the house.
None of the occupants of the house were injured during the incident.
The investigation into this accident is still under police investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Crashes in Jefferson County
Recently compiled data pertaining to car accidents in Alabama reveal that close to 1,000 people are killed every year in vehicle collisions throughout the state. In many instances, these collisions cause more than one fatality and multiple victims who are seriously injured.
More than 80% of vehicular fatalities are caused by driver negligence. Anytime a driver is texting, eating, driving under the influence, or participating in any other reckless behavior while they are behind the wheel, they are placing their lives and the lives of other people in danger.
No matter how proactive we are to protect others sharing the road, there is no guarantee that they will take the same stand for ensuring our health and safety are protected. When families lose loved ones in accidents caused by negligent and reckless drivers, they should reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Alabama as soon as possible. Families may have legal options to help them secure compensation after losing loved ones to cover the various expenses they face.
Working with a responsive, knowledgeable, and compassionate Montgomery car accident attorneys from the Law Office of Dwayne L. Brown will ensure your family is in the best position imaginable to move forward after losing a loved one. Our team provides individualized and trusted legal representation that ensures the best interests and legal rights of our clients are protected.
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