A 16-year-old boy from Mobile has been seriously injured following an early morning hit-and-run accident on Sunday around 1 a.m. in Auburn. A dark colored pick-up truck traveling in the 600 block of West Magnolia Avenue struck three teenagers walking along the roadway.
Complete Lee County, AL accident reports and news.
Accidents in Lee County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Lee 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 Lee 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 Lee 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.
Personal injury lawyers offer a no-cost claim evaluation to help you.
Since there is no cost to speak with a lawyer, it is a good idea to learn more about your potential claim. Connect with an experienced Lee County personal injury lawyer who can provide you with information about your rights and options. Learn more here about the value of a no-cost legal claim evaluation.
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A single-vehicle crash Monday, June 2, claimed the life of an Opelika man, according to the Alabama Department of Public Safety.
Matthew Jacob, 60, died after the 2011 Kenworth dump truck he was driving left the roadway and overturned. Jacob was not wearing a seat belt at the time.
Two people suffered minor injuries after their vehicles collided in front of the Overall Company, a popular Opelika restaurant, Thursday morning.
The crash happened at the intersection of South Tenth Street and Avenue B around 8 a.m.
Authorities are clarifying one detail on a crash that happened Saturday, leaving a woman in serious but stable condition. The Auburn Police Department originally said the victim was a student at Auburn University, when in fact, she is not enrolled.
The driver of an 18-wheeler was uninjured after his tractor trailer became stuck on railroad tracks before being struck by a train Thursday morning.
A Phenix City man is dead after single-vehicle crash Sunday.
At 6:35 p.m. Sunday, 41-year-old Morris Louther Reese died after the Ford Expedition he was driving left the roadway and struck a tree. The crash occurred on Lee County 207 two miles west of Smiths Station.
Two people die following a three car crash in Auburn Tuesday morning, the Auburn Police Department says.
A 5-year-old suffered a head injury after being hit by a vehicle Tuesday evening after walking away from an ice cream truck in the 500 block of Fruitwood Circle in Opelika.
A single-vehicle crash early Saturday morning claimed the life of a Phenix City woman.
Auburn University's Director of Golf Operations Danielle Downey died in a car accident on Lee Road 57 Thursday night, university officials confirm.