Your average truck driver is unlikely to be able to pay a large personal injury judgment or settlement. If your damages exceed the value of his liability insurance policy, you could be out of luck unless you find someone richer to sue. A good lawyer will be able to scour the facts of your case to find other potential defendants.
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Birmingham, AL - Accident News and Resources including car, bicycle, motorcycle and truck accidents and much more.
Birmingham - Alabama's largest city
Known as the "Magic City," Birmingham has a population of 212,113 making it the largest in the state of Alabama. It's served by several major roadways including:
- Interstate Highway 20 - The east-west connection through the northern tier of the Deep South states.
- Interstate Highway 59 - A road designed to connect Birmingham to Chattanooga and New Orleans
- Interstate Highway 65
- U.S. Route 280
Links to recent accidents in the Birmingham area
Information relating to the most recent accidents in Birmingham:
- Birmingham car accidents;
- Birmingham motorcycle accidents;
- Birmingham bicycle accidents;
- Birmingham pedestrian accidents;
- Birmingham aircraft accidents;
- Birmingham commercial truck accidents.
If you're in search of a particular accident, click on the link above to view only the type of accident you are seeking.
If someone you know has been injured in an accident, here are the major Birmingham area hospitals:
- University of Alabama Hospital at Birmingham
- Brookwood Medical Center
- Princeton Baptist Medical Center
- Children's of Alabama
- St. Vincent's Health System
- Trinity Medical Center
Birmingham grief support information for accident victims
Where to find legal assistance after a Birmingham injury accident
After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from a Birmingham personal injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision, a Birmingham wrongful death attorney will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what a Birmingham injury attorney can do to help.
Accident reports by county
Most recent accident reports
A 72-year-old Vinemont man was killed Sunday evening in a two-vehicle crash in Cullman County.
The Alabama State Troopers identified the victim as Ervin Lane. The crash happened at 4:55 p.m. on Alabama 157 at the 11 mile marker.
Investigators have identified the man struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Tuscaloosa Thursday afternoon as a local 21-year-old man.
A Kimberly woman was killed and her teen daughter injured in a Sunday night crash in Blount County.
A 26-year-old man died early today after a multi-car crash Sunday night on an interstate in Hoover.
A 42-year-old woman walking home from work was killed when a utility van jumped the curb, striking her and another pedestrian.
A Midfield mother and her teen son have been identified as the victims in the deadly crash Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 459 in Hoover.
Authorities have identified a man killed Sunday morning after he was struck by a train in Bessemer.
Authorities have identified a man killed early today in a fiery crash in western Birmingham.