Montgomery County, AL – Schuylkill Expressway Car Crash Kills One Victim and Injures Another
Montgomery County, AL (April 17, 2021) – An accident that took place on Saturday, April 17th in Montgomery County severely injured one person and caused the death of another victim.
The multi-car accident occurred at approximately 1:00 a.m. in Upper Merion Township. According to police reports, a van and a car collided and the impact flipped over both vehicles. Both vehicles were significantly damaged.
The accident caused part of the Schuylkill Expressway to shut down for about four hours before reopening. At this time, it is unclear exactly what caused the crash.
One person died in the accident. Another victim was pinned inside their vehicle and severely injured. No further information is available regarding their condition or their identities. Authorities are still investigating the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and we hope for their full recovery. Our condolences are with the deceased victim’s family at this time as well.
Montgomery County Car Crash Accidents
Alabama has one of the highest rates in the United States for motor vehicle accidents. Many fatal crashes happen before dawn or after dusk. Alabama drivers have a one in three chance in their lifetime of being involved in a crash causing injury or fatality.
According to statistics, there have been 876 fatal crashes in 2021 in Alabama, resulting in 953 deaths. Information obtained from the Accident Data Center reveals that 127 of these fatal accidents occurred in Montgomery County.
Speeding, alcohol use and not wearing seat belts are often significant factors. Distracted driving from texting can make you 20 times more likely to get injured in a car accident. Fatalities often occur because many Alabama residents live in rural areas far away from hospitals.
Personal injuries resulting from these car crashes can lead to long-term disabilities. The financial and emotional consequences can be devastating. It can be difficult to handle all the major details after an accident has occurred when you are struggling to recover your physical health.
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Disclaimer: Our staff at the Law Office of Dwayne L. Brown have worked hard to become valued members of the Montgomery, Alabama business community. We write accident news stories with the intent and purpose of bringing awareness to the dangers of driving in our community with hopes that our fellow community members will use added precautions when operating a motor vehicle and avoid being seriously injured in an Alabama accident. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. The information provided in this post is not meant to be legal advice or medical advice. The picture used in this post is not representative of the accident described in this post.