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Complete Jackson County, AL accident reports and news.

Accidents in Jackson County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year

In Jackson County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.

When an accident happens in Jackson County, it is important to do the following immediately:

  • Remain at the crash scene;
  • Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
  • Call the police;
  • Exchange information with other drivers;
  • Get contact information from witnesses;
  • Inform your insurance company;
  • Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
  • Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
  • Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.

An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.

After a Jackson County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.

Where to find legal assistance after a Jackson County injury accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from an experienced Jackson County 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 Jackson County wrongful death lawyer will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what a Jackson County accident lawyer can do to help.

Accident Reports by city

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Thu, 12/29/2016 Truck Accident Two big rigs collide at gas station on Highway 72 in Jackson County, Alabama
Mon, 11/28/2016 Car Accident Barbara J. Smith, 58, dies after being ejected from vehicle on CR 43 Jackson County, Alabama
Tue, 11/15/2016 Pedestrian Accident Lonnie Elvis Brown Jr., 38, killed when struck by tractor trailer on Highway 72 in Scottsboro, Alabama
Mon, 11/14/2016 Car Accident Mark Duane Guess, 48, killed in single-vehicle crash on Alabama 117 in Jackson County
Thu, 11/10/2016 Motorcycle Accident Richard Phillips, 51, killed, two people injured in motorcycle collision on Alabama 71 near Pisgah, Alabama
Tue, 05/03/2016 Truck Accident Leroy David Gilliam, 63, killed; Eddie Gurley, 51, injured in pickup-Mack truck Jackson County 77 near Scottsboro, Alabama
Thu, 03/24/2016 Car Accident Alabama A&M sophomore defensive back Danny Johnson, 20, killed, and two people injured in head-on collision on Alabama 40 near Scottsboro, Alabama
Sat, 03/05/2016 Car Accident Donna McCord Barnes, 60, killed in collision with tractor trailer on Alabama 40 near Scottsboro, Alabama
Thu, 02/18/2016 Car Accident Major crash reported on Highway 72 near Woodville, Alabama
Mon, 10/19/2015 Car Accident Tyler Rodriguez, 14, critically injured in SUV crash into tree off of Jim Ramsey Road in Jackson County, Alabama
Wed, 09/30/2015 Car Accident Teri Lynn Butcher, 52, dies in rollover on Forts Lake Road in Jackson County, Alabama
Wed, 09/16/2015 Car Accident Charles David Nichols, 58, killed; driver arrested after pickup crashes off of Alabama 35 in Scottsboro; alcohol believed to be a factor
Fri, 05/22/2015 Pedestrian Accident Tyce Shelby Taylor, 24, dies after train strikes him near Venson Street in Woodville, AL
Sun, 05/03/2015 Car Accident Matthew Scott Bullock, 17, killed in single-vehicle crash on County Road 39 in Fackler, Alabama
Sun, 04/05/2015 Car Accident Louis Jarman, 69, killed in head-on collision on Alabama 40 near Scottsboro, AL
Fri, 08/01/2014 Bicycle Accident Joshua Daniel, 11, killed in bicycle accident with van on Highway 72 near Woodville on August 2.