Madison Co, AL – Gertrude Sloan Dies, Joe Daniel Mitchel Injured in Crash on Wall Triana Hwy
Madison Co, AL (January 25, 2021) – A two-car accident is responsible for the death of a woman on Friday, January 22 in Madison County.
A report from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency stated that that accident occurred at about 6:15 p.m.at the intersection of Wall Triana Highway and Pulaski Pike, just outside of Toney.
The victim, who has since been identified as Gertrude Sloan, 79, a resident of Ardmore, died in the car crash.
Authorities said that Sloan was a passenger in a 2015 Honda Accord when it was struck by a 2012 Nissan Maxima.
The driver of the Honda, Joe Daniel Mitchel, 79, also sustained injuries. Both victims were transported via ambulance to a local hospital for emergency treatment. Sloan passed away due to her injuries en route.
This accident is under investigation by the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Gertrude Sloan, at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim, Joe Daniel Mitchel. We hope for a full recovery.
Fatal Crashes in Madison County
Alabama’s Department of Transportation calculated data regarding traffic accidents across the state showed nearly 95% of all automobile accidents are prompted by poor performance or an error on the part of the driver. The rate of these kinds of accidents has steadily increased every year, mostly because of the increasing number of motorists whose focus is not on the roadway. These distracted Alabama drivers cause around 1,000 fatal car accidents annually.
When victims lose their lives in accidents caused by the negligent or careless actions of other motorists, it is crucial that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in Alabama at their earliest convenience. Families may be entitled to compensation from those at-fault to alleviate the costs they face moving forward. A knowledgeable legal team, like the attorneys at the Law Office of Dwayne L. Brown, will provide you with the best chances of recovering after losing a loved one in an accident.
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