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Complete Lawrence County, AL accident reports and news.

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

In Lawrence 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 Lawrence 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 Lawrence 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 Lawrence County injury accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from an experienced Lawrence 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 Lawrence 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 Lawrence County accident lawyer can do to help.

Accident Reports by city

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Thu, 01/05/2017 Car Accident Barbara N. Terry, 71, killed; Brent L. Durbin, 38, injured in 4-vehicle crash on Alabama 24 in Lawrence County
Mon, 11/21/2016 Car Accident One teen dead and another injured in a single-vehicle crash on Lawrence County 236 near Moulton, Alabama
Mon, 01/18/2016 Other Type of Accident John Samuel Terry, 16, killed in ATV crash on Lawrence County 150 near Moulton, Alabama
Wed, 01/13/2016 Car Accident Franklin Williams, 63, killed in collision with truck driven by Darryl Edward Swindle, 61, at Highway 157 and Highway 36 in Lawrence County, Alabama
Mon, 11/23/2015 Car Accident Tiffany Brook Jones, 25, dead, 2 children injured in 2-vehicle wreck at Alabama 36 and Lawrence County 203 in Lawrence County, Alabama
Wed, 10/14/2015 Truck Accident Tommy Whitlow, 59, critically injured in collision between pickup and tractor trailer on Market Street in Moulton, Alabama
Wed, 09/23/2015 Car Accident James T. Collins, 53, killed in rear-end crash into commercial truck on Alabama 157 in Speake, Alabama
Tue, 09/08/2015 Car Accident Percy Mayes, 65, Terry C. Robinson, 56, die in single-vehicle crash on Alabama 33 in Lawrence County
Wed, 08/26/2015 Car Accident Ross Hudson, 59, and passenger injured in 2-vehicle collision on State Road 24 and State Road 33 in Moulton, Alabama
Thu, 06/18/2015 Truck Accident Two drivers injured after collision between semi-truck and garbage truck in Town Creek, AL
Wed, 06/17/2015 Truck Accident Janie Hurley Owens, 86, killed, Denise Allene Schilz, 50, two children and one other adult injured in crash between dump truck and mental health passenger van on Highway 24 near Trinity, Alabama
Sun, 05/31/2015 Car Accident Gregory Joe Clark, 47, killed in single-car accident on Ala. 33 in Hillsboro, Alabama
Wed, 04/15/2015 Car Accident Winnie Orr, 72, killed and two injured after two-vehicle wreck on Highway 24 in Moulton, Alabama
Sun, 12/14/2014 Car Accident Marieo Goodloe, 28, dies in jeep accident on Highway 20 near Courtland, Alabama
Thu, 08/21/2014 Other Type of Accident Antonio Jones, 39, dies in ATV crash in Town Creek on County Road 270.
Thu, 04/17/2014 Truck Accident Yvonne Orr, 73, killed, after her car collides with a tractor-trailer at the intersection of Alabama 20 and Jesse Jackson Parkway near North Courtland.