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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:

For up-to-date road information, go to the Alabama DOT site. And to find out about current weather conditions, visit AccuWeather.

Links to recent accidents in the Birmingham area

Information relating to the most recent accidents in Birmingham:

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:

Birmingham grief support information for accident victims

When a loved one is killed in an accident, it's often helpful for grieving family and friends to seek help from a Birmingham Grief Therapist or speak with a grief support organization

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.

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Legal Resources

Birmingham, AL

Why you need a lawyer for 18-wheeler wrecks in AL & MS

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.

Most recent accident reports

Two people, later identified as Allan and Cali Campbell, are dead tonight after a plane crashed near Trussville overnight. The Federal Aviation Administration says the plane was a Cessna 210.

Date: 
Thursday, February 13, 2014

Two people were hurt after a fire department rescue unit crashed into another vehicle Friday morning.

The wreck happened about 7:30am CT on 6th Avenue South and 8th Street in Birmingham.

Date: 
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Type: Car Accident

The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide, the victim found on I 59/20 near two crashed vehicles.

Date: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Roadway: 
I-59/20
Type: Car Accident
Two people are dead and three others injured after the truck they were in was hit by a train in Tuscaloosa Tuesday morning, a representative for the Alabama State Troopers said Wednesday.
Date: 
Monday, January 27, 2014

One person was killed and another injured in multiple vehicle crashes on Interstate 20/59 in Birmingham.

Date: 
Sunday, January 26, 2014
Roadway: 
I-20/59
Type: Car Accident

One person was injured in a motorcycle crash that closed a portion of Crestwood Boulevard for more than an hour Tuesday afternoon.

Date: 
Monday, January 13, 2014

A five-year-old girl was killed in a single-vehicle accident in Bibb County Friday evening.

Date: 
Thursday, January 9, 2014
Type: Car Accident

A car crash in Northport Thursday night killed a woman and hurt three others, including a child, according to a representative for the Northport Fire Department.

Date: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Type: Car Accident
Authorities have identified the man who died in a three-vehicle wreck Saturday afternoon in Walker County. William Earl Lovelady, 71, of Dora, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Date: 
Friday, January 3, 2014
Roadway: 
Highway 78
City: 
Dora, AL

A Jasper man was killed when his car struck a semi-truck in Graysville.

The Deputy Jefferson County Coroner stated that 49-year-old Charles Maurice Rice died at the scene of the wreck Friday.

Date: 
Thursday, January 2, 2014
Roadway: 
Unknown
The FAA is continuing work today to remove the wreckage from a small plane crash yesterday in Alabaster.
Date: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Roadway: 
10th Street SW
A Sylacauga man was killed and three other people were injured Thursday morning in a wreck in Oak Grove, according to Alabama State Troopers.
Date: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Roadway: 
U.S. 280
Type: Car Accident
Topics: 
Head-on
A man accused of murder in a fatal crash this morning in Tuscaloosa is now in custody. The crash happened about 3 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of McFarland Boulevard and 15th Street. Two people were killed and four others injured.
Date: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2013

A fuel spill resulting from an overturned 18-wheeler wreck has closed a section of Interstate 20/59 eastbound near Valley Road, according to police.

Date: 
Saturday, December 28, 2013
Roadway: 
I-20/59

A 26-year-old Birmingham man died early Thursday after crashing into a utility pole in Bessemer, according to the Jefferson County Coroner's Office.

Date: 
Wednesday, December 25, 2013
Type: Car Accident