Troy, AL – Andrew Baker Killed in Collision on US-231
Troy, AL (January 22, 2021) – One person died during a two-car collision that took place at about 4:10 a.m. on Friday, January 22nd.
Police reports show that the accident occurred close to mile marker 60, about six miles south of Troy.
The victim, who has since been identified as 23-year-old Andrew Garland Baker, a resident of Alexander City, was traveling southbound on US-231 in a 1998 Toyota 4 Runner when he collided head-on with a 2008 Ford Edge.
Baker was transported via ambulance to Troy Regional Hospital. He died just a short while later.
No additional information is available as this accident is still under investigation by troopers with Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s Highway Patrol Division.
No report has been made on the condition of the occupants of the Ford.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Andrew Garland Baker, at this time.
Fatal Car Crashes in Troy
More commonly referred to as head-on collisions, wrong-way crashes are an especially dangerous type of vehicle collision that often produces catastrophically injured or fatal victims. The amount of force that is generated in this kind of crash is cited as the cause of death in about 30% of all fatal vehicle collisions in Alabama.
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.
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