Complete Athens, AL accident reports and news.


Accidents in Athens result in serious injuries and deaths each year

After an Athens crash, injured people and their families need resources and support. Regardless of the severity of the collision, the people involved are left to deal with injuries, medical bills, property damage, and insurance claims. When an Athens accident is fatal, families are left to struggle with their grief and loss as best they can.

Here are resources to help accident victims and their families after an Athens wreck

Regardless of whether it is a car accident, pedestrian accident, motorcycle crash, bicycle collision, truck accident, or any other kind of injury accident, the following resources can be helpful for crash victims and their families and friends.

Athens Police Department;

Athens Fire & Rescue Department;

Limestone County Sheriff’s Office;

Athens major hospitals include Athens Limestone Hospital;

Athens Municipal Court;

Limestone County Superior Court;

Athens real-time traffic report;

Alabama State Insurance Commissioner site.

Where to find legal assistance after an injury accident in Athens

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from an experienced Athens 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, an Athens 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 good Athens injury attorney can do to help.



Most recent accident reports

Date Type
Wed, 08/13/2014 Car Accident Judith Bracewell, 64, killed in car accident on Alabama 251 near Athens, Alabama, on August 13.
Wed, 01/07/2015 Car Accident Tammy Berzett Barnes, 42, dies following 2-vehicle crash on U.S. 72 west of Athens, Alabama
Fri, 07/31/2015 Car Accident Jackson Morgan Blair, 22, killed, and Cayla Jade Whitt, 23, injured in car wreck on Harvest Road near Athens, Alabama
Thu, 08/06/2015 Car Accident Andres Ramos, 14, dies after being ejected from vehicle in crash into tree off of Easter Ferry Road near Athens, Alabama
Sat, 11/07/2015 Car Accident Johnny Washington Anderson Jr., 47, dies after his car crashes into yard on East Strain Road in Athens, Alabama
Sat, 11/28/2015 Car Accident Rocky Balboa Lowe, 33, killed and four people critical after single-vehicle car wreck on Highway 72 near Athens, Alabama
Wed, 05/25/2016 Car Accident Rodney Lynn Bryant, 52, killed in rollover wreck on Alabama 251 in Athens, Alabama
Mon, 08/01/2016 Car Accident Bridget Yvonne Williams, 42, killed and one person injured in car collision at Johnson Road and Harvest Road in Athens, Alabama
Sun, 08/28/2016 Car Accident Justin Lee Allred, 19,Michael Swanner, 16, and Richie Sanchez-Hernandez, 11, killed, and two injured in head-on crash on Reid Road near Athens, Alabama
Fri, 11/04/2016 Car Accident Brittany Renee Millican, 26, killed, and Joyce Hall, 75, and one person injured in car crash on Johnson Road in Athens, Alabama
Sat, 12/31/2016 Car Accident Robert Johaun Funk, 26, and Stephen Scott McIntosh, 25, killed in car crash on Mooresville Road near Athens, Alabama
Sun, 11/05/2017 Car Accident Aaron James Garlen, 19, dies when car hits tree, flips on U.S. 72 near Athens, Alabama
Wed, 12/20/2017 Car Accident Pamela Price Alvarado, 38, killed in collision on U.S. 72 at Seven Mile Post Road in Athens, Alabama
Sat, 01/13/2018 Car Accident Three people injured in collision on Elkton Road in Athens, Alabama
Tue, 10/02/2018 Car Accident Lloyd Jason Crawford Reed, 37, killed and one person injured in collision on Zehner Road near Athens, Alabama