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Complete Morgan County, AL accident reports and news.

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

In Morgan 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 Morgan 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 Morgan 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 Morgan County injury accident

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

Accident Reports by city

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Mon, 01/09/2017 Car Accident Charles Michael Starr Jr., 44, dies in single-vehicle wreck on East Upper River Road in Morgan County, Alabama
Mon, 07/04/2016 Other Type of Accident Antonio Perez Ramirez, 17, dies in swimming accident in Tennessee River, Morgan County, Alabama
Thu, 06/23/2016 Motorcycle Accident Motorcyclist Tyler Ray Gatlin, 22, injured collision with pickup on Beltline Road Southwest in Decatur, Alabama
Sun, 04/24/2016 Other Type of Accident Brianna Lewis and Breanna Jackson, both 15, killed in go-kart crash on HWY 36 near Danville, Alabama
Thu, 04/14/2016 Car Accident ALDOT employee Jacob Smith, 35, killed, Kenneth Hopper, 63, injured in 3-vehicle crash on I-65 north of Priceville, Alabama
Wed, 03/02/2016 Other Type of Accident House fire critically injures three people on Ray Road Southwest in Hartselle, Alabama
Thu, 02/11/2016 Truck Accident Woman pulls driver Chad Cannon, 30, from fiery tractor trailer crash on Interstate 65 in Morgan County, Alabama
Sat, 01/30/2016 Drunk Driving Man arrested for DUI after causing semi to overturn, spilling 20 tons of frozen chickens on Route 67 in Somerville, Alabama
Wed, 01/27/2016 Car Accident 1 person critical after single-vehicle wreck on Antioch Road in Morgan County, Alabama
Wed, 01/13/2016 Car Accident Jose Luiz Pineda, 6, killed and 6 people injured in car wreck on U.S. 231 in Morgan County, Alabama
Mon, 01/04/2016 Car Accident Clara Fulton, 22, Dylan Allen, 19, and Jacob Dylan Lovell, 20, killed, and one injured in collision between car and pickup at Highway 67 and New Center Road in Somerville/Priceville, Alabama
Thu, 12/31/2015 Car Accident Two women injured in car collision at Beltline Road and Highway 31 in Decatur, Alabama
Tue, 12/29/2015 Car Accident Wreck blocks Beltline Road at Alabama 24 in Decatur, Alabama
Mon, 12/21/2015 Car Accident Rollover wreck with injuries reported on Interstate 65 in Falkville, Alabama
Mon, 11/23/2015 Car Accident Person trapped inside car after crash into pole Sixth Avenue Southeast in Decatur, Alabama
Thu, 11/05/2015 Drunk Driving Daniel Lee Sharp, 35, killed in pedestrian collision with alleged drunk driver Jeffrey Jason Kelley, 38, on Apple Grove Road in Decatur, Alabama
Wed, 10/28/2015 Other Type of Accident Gary Timothy Cooper, 49, killed in workplace accident when 3-ton steel coil fell on top of him in Decatur, Alabama
Wed, 10/21/2015 Car Accident Chastity Nicole Vincent, 30, thrown from vehicle after rollover wreck on Natural Bridge Road in Priceville, Alabama
Fri, 10/16/2015 Truck Accident Medical helicopter at scene of 3-vehicle crash involving semi-trailer on I-65 at Exit 318 near Lacon, Alabama
Wed, 10/14/2015 Car Accident 2 injured in wreck at West Moulton Street and 12th Avenue in Decatur, Alabama
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