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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

At about 7:30pm, Bartlett was riding in a car on driven by Shannon P. Bonner, 42, I-65 and reportedly not wearing a seat belt when it collided with another vehicle.
Date: 
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Roadway: 
I-65
A fiery crash killed one person Saturday morning, however Robertsdale, Alabama police say bystanders gave the deceased his best chance of living by cutting him out of a burning vehicle. The accident occured at approximately 11 a.m.
Date: 
Saturday, January 31, 2015
A pedestrian vs. tractor-trailer crash occurred at 4:50 a.m. on U.S. 98 west of Mobile.
Date: 
Saturday, January 31, 2015
Roadway: 
U.S. 98
City: 
Mobile, AL
A Pine Forest High School student was killed around noon Wednesday in an accident in Escambia County. Jaques Hill, 17, was in a car with three friends when they were struck by an SUV at the intersection of Highway 29 and Kenmore Road.
Date: 
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Roadway: 
Highway 29
On January 27 at around 5:00 p.m., a crash at Gulf Dale Circle involving a Honda Rancher 420 all-terrain vehicle killed the driver, Sherrod Antonio Barnes, 29, of Mobile, who lost control of the ATV which left the road and collided with a fence.
Date: 
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
City: 
Mobile, AL
A Loxley police officer was killed Monday in a single-vehicle crash in Stapleton. Sgt.
Date: 
Monday, January 26, 2015
Roadway: 
Oak Lane
Type: Car Accident
Just after midnight Thursday, Mobile Police responded to Washington Avenue at Tennessee Street for a report of a car accident.
Date: 
Thursday, January 22, 2015
City: 
Mobile, AL
Zariah Slaughter was a passenger in a 2002 Buick LeSabre when it collided with a 2012 Volvo tractor trailer on U.S.
Date: 
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Roadway: 
U.S. Highway 31
Barbara Fears, 26, was driving west on Highway 98 on November 23 when her van rolled over for an unknown reason.
Date: 
Sunday, November 23, 2014
Roadway: 
Highway 98
At about 5:00am, Ammons was driving on Baldwin County Route 47 when he veered off the road for an unknown reason, hit ditch and finally struck a tree, leaving him dead at the scene.
Date: 
Friday, November 21, 2014