There are severe guardrail dangers associated with the ET-Plus guardrail system. The ET-Plus guardrail system does not collapse when a car impacts it, but rather has the potential to cut the car into pieces and the rails have speared through the driver or passenger-side doors, into seats and through the vehicle floors.
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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.
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Accident reports by county
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
Authorities on Monday released the identity of a woman killed following a police chase that started in Homewood and ended in Birmingham.
A Jemison man died Sunday in a single-vehicle crash in Chilton County.
A 23-year-old woman died and two men were injured in a single-vehicle crash early Sunday, according to a Hoover police spokesman.
George Griffith, 56, of Sylacauga, was killed when his vehicle left the wet roadway on Oldfield Road in Talladega County, overturned and struck a tree, according to Alabama State Troopers.
A man was killed Saturday morning in a single-vehicle crash in Birmingham, authorities said today.
Three people are dead after a single-car accident Saturday afternoon, and State Troopers investigating the accident said Monday that a 9-year-old girl is the wreck's only survivor.
A woman was killed Tuesday evening in a hit-and-run in Talladega County.
The accident happened at 5:10 p.m. on Renfroe Road, eight miles west of Talladega, said an Alabama State Trooper spokesperson. The vehicle left the scene.
A wreck involving an 18-wheeler and a car closed Interstate 459 southbound Tuesday evening, halting traffic and tying up nearby routes for hours.
The Birmingham police and fire departments responded to a multi-vehicle accident on I-20/59 northbound in Ensley about 9:45 p.m.
A total of six vehicles were involved, and four were damaged, according to the Birmingham Fire Department.
Harvey was under the influence of alcohol when she crashed on Vanderbilt Road, killing a 10 year-old pas