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Complete Montgomery County, AL accident reports and news.
Accidents in Montgomery County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Montgomery 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 Montgomery 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 Montgomery 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.
What to do after a serious injury accident
When someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle collision, 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 Montgomery County personal injury attorney will help injured victims and families.
Most recent accident reports
The Montgomery Police Department confirms it has charged Marquis Coleman, 40, from Montgomery, of a double-fatal Thanksgiving Day crash with felony DUI, felony leaving the scene of an accident and two counts of
Westerlund was driving drunk when his truck hit a tree. A witness said the truck was driving the wrong way, lost control and hit at least five
Troopers say a single-vehicle crash Sunday, has claimed the life of a Calera man.
According to a press release around 7:27 p.m., 30-year-old Justin McDowell was killed when the 2006 Mercedes Benz he was driving left the roadway and overturned.
Montgomery Police are investigating a fatal two-vehicle crash accident that occurred on Saturday.
The accident occurred in the 900 block of West South Boulevard, and caused traffic problems at the I-65 and South Boulevard exit.
A two-vehicle crash on Thursday has claimed the life of a Prattville man.
All southbound lanes of Interstate 85 near the Tallassee exit (mile marker 25 in Macon County) will remain closed to traffic for the rest of the day Tuesday, according to Alabama State Troopers.