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Mobile, Alabama – The birthplace of Mardi Gras

Mobile is the third most populous city in Alabama, the most populous in Mobile County, and the largest municipality on the Gulf Coast between New Orleans, Louisiana, and St. Petersburg, Florida. The city gained its name from the Mobile tribe that the French colonists encountered. Mobile is the birthplace of Mardi Gras in the United States and has the oldest celebration, dating to the early 18th century during the French colonial period. Mobile had a population of 195,111 in 2010. It's major industries are medicine and research, retail trade, aerospace, construction and manufacturing.

Pensacola, Florida - The cradle of naval aviation

Pensacola is the westernmost city in the Florida Panhandle and the county seat of Escambia County. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 51,923. Nicknamed "The City of Five Flags", Pensacola has a diverse history, having flown at various times under the flags of Spain, France, England, the Confederate States of America, and the United States. It is the home to the Blue Angels flight demonstration team and the National Museum of Naval Aviation, a fact which earned Pensacola its alternate nickname: the "Cradle of Naval Aviation". To help residents and visitors alike, the State of Alabama government site provides a high-quality site with road conditions, weather conditions, and maps. You can go here to get current weather conditions in Mobile. For residents and travelers in Pensacola, there is really good information at the City of Pensacola site.

In Accident Data Center, find information on recent Mobile and Pensacola accidents here:

Major hospitals in the Mobile-Pensacola area:

Providence Hospital - Mobile;

University of South Alabama Medical Center - Mobile;

Springhill Medical Center;

Sacred Heart Health System - Pensacola;

West Florida Hospital - Pensacola;

Baptist Health Care - Pensacola.

When someone is injured in an accident in the Mobile-Pensacola region, it is important to gather information about what happens next.

Being injured in a serious accident is always a shocking and scary experience, and dealing with the aftermath is exhausting and stressful. Accident victims are forced to deal with hospitalization, medical treatments, missed work, and lost income, often while trying to manage pain and disability from their injuries. And then the insurance adjusters start circling. Find out more about accidents and what issues an injured person needs to be aware of by going to this link.

What to do after a serious injury accident in Mobile-Pensacola

When someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle collision in Mobile-Pensacola, the accident victim and their family members are left with medical bills, lost income, and other costs. It is important to get legal assistance to help the accident victim recover, or when the accident is fatal, to help the family members get fully compensated for their losses. Learn more about how a Mobile-Pensacola personal injury attorney will help injured victims and families.

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Legal Resources

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Alabama man convicted of state’s first texting-while-driving manslaughter case

Sometimes people are involved in automobile accidents and the use of a cell phone is a cause or a factor in the accident. If you have been in an automobile accident and you believe that the other driver was using a cell phone when the accident occurred, you should take the following steps...

Mobile, AL-Pensacola, FL

Guardrail dangers

All across the United States, there currently exists a potentially defective end cap installed on guardrails (called the guardrail terminal) – this is an endcap called the “ET-Plus” manufactured by Trinity Industries. This end cap 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.

Mobile, AL-Pensacola, FL

CDL Truck Drivers Must Use USDOT Certified Medical Examiner To Reduce Truck Accidents

New regulations mean that now CDL drivers must have their examinations done by medical professionals trained specifically on what to look for in drivers. A USDOT medical exam assesses a number of conditions that could affect a driver’s ability to safely operate the vehicle they are driving. Go here to learn more about these regulations and how they will improve safety on our roads.

Most recent accident reports

Stokes was driving a car that Roach and one other person were passengers in when he collided with a car driven by Crenshaw. All victims were taken to hospitals, though Roach died from his injuries at 8:00am Tuesday, October 14.
Date: 
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Roadway: 
U.S. 31
Type: Car Accident

Little information has been released about the accident, but what is known is that 

Date: 
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Roadway: 
Alabama 217
City: 
Semmes, AL
Police suspect that the driver might not have realized that he or she hit the cyclist.  Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Fairhope police at 251-928-2385.
Date: 
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
A car crash Saturday night killed two teens and injured two others. Sedrick James and Wylan Lang died when the 2007 Scion in which they were passengers struck a tree off of Coy Smith Road west of Mount Vernon.

Authorities say that the Millry driver was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected from the vehicle, and pronounced dead at the scene.

Date: 
Saturday, September 20, 2014
City: 
Millry, AL

The accident happened on Clarke County Road 3 about six miles north of Jackson, when Dixon veered off the road and the vehicle she was driving ov

Date: 
Friday, September 19, 2014
No charges have been filed. "It's just an unfortunate accident that occurred," Police Department Cpl. Vince Miller said. "I don't see any criminal charges here.
Date: 
Thursday, September 11, 2014

Reid was killed when the pickup he was driving left the roadway and overturned. Unfortunately he was not wearing a seatbelt.

Date: 
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Roadway: 
Celeste Road
City: 
Mobile, AL
Two passenger cars and one pickup truck were involved. The person who died was pronounced dead on scene and was not wearing a seat belt, Cook said. More information will be available after noon.
Date: 
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Roadway: 
U.S. Hwy. 45
Type: Car Accident
Pigott was airlifted to Baptist Hospital in Pensacola, Florida, where she died on arrival. Authorities report that road conditions were dry at the time. Pigott was returning to the University of Montevallo at the time of the crash.
Date: 
Monday, September 1, 2014
Type: Car Accident
Topics: 
Rollover
A two-vehicle crash at Airport Boulevard and Dykes Road sent three people to the hospital, including a small child. Some injuries were minor and some severe. Names not yet released.
Date: 
Sunday, August 31, 2014
City: 
Mobile, AL
Davis was not wearing a seatbelt when his vehicle overturned.
Date: 
Friday, August 29, 2014
Roadway: 
U.S. 43
City: 
Creola, AL
Type: Car Accident
Topics: 
Rollover