Sadly, one need only scan recent headlines pointing to Alabama traffic and pedestrian accidents to see that the roads continue to be a dangerous place.
One article on the Press-Register’s al.com details the problem for pedestrians and how the government is addressing it. Two weeks in September brought nine pedestrian accidents in Mobile County alone. The Alabama Department of Public safety reports that 45 pedestrian deaths have occured this year alone, including eight in Mobile County.
Other recent news stories reported a terrible weekend in early October in which at least 10 people were killed as a result of automobile crashes.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s statistics from 2003 point to 42,643 traffic fatalities, including 4,749 pedestrians. If you or a family member has lost a loved on or suffered an injury as a result of an accident involving a motor vehicle, and would like to have a lawyer answer your questions, please use the contact form at right to reach one of our personal injury attorneys.