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Wetumpka, AL – Janice Randolph Fatally Injured on Hwy 14

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Wetumpka, AL (February 01, 2021) – Alabama State Troopers were called to the scene of a three-vehicle collision in Elmore County that resulted in one fatality on Saturday, January 30th.

Police reported that 81-year-old Janice J. Randolph, a resident of Eclectic, was killed during the accident that happened at about 3:45 p.m. on Highway 14, near Wetumpka.  

Officers stated that the 2000 Dodge Caravan Randolph was driving, along with a 2019 Toyota Corolla, and a 2008 Chrysler 300 all collided with one another and caused Randolph’s vehicle to overturn. 

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has not yet determined the cause of the accident.

The driver of the Chrysler, 36-year-old Sonya D. Buckhanon, also a resident of Eclectic, was transported via ambulance to a local hospital for emergency medical treatment. Her current medical condition is unknown.

The 17-year-old driver of the Toyota, a resident of Wetumpka, was unharmed during the incident.

The cause of this collision remains under investigation by the Highway Patrol Division.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Janice J. Randolph, at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family in hopes of a full recovery.

Fatal Accidents in Wetumpka

There are several things to take into consideration before you decide whether or not to file a wrongful death claim against another driver. One is if you can find any evidence of the other person’s negligent actions. Do you have proof that the other driver was reckless, careless, or malicious? If you feel that you are will be able to prove negligence or deliberate misconduct, then the next thing for you to consider is if your family member would have be eligible to file a suit if they were still alive.

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. 

Attorney Dwayne L. Brown is one of the most effective personal injury lawyers in Alabama and his membership in the Million Dollar Advocates, a position that less than 1% of attorneys in the country have, shows how committed he is to protecting the best interests of his clients throughout every step of the legal process. If your loved one lost their life in an accident as a result of another driver’s actions, contact our Montgomery personal injury attorneys at (334) 277-3757 to see how we can help you get the justice you deserve for your loved one.

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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.

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