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Home / Blog / Alabama Student Is Killed by Trolley
Your Alabama personal injury lawyer, Alexander Shunnarah, is here for you if you've been injured in a serious accident. Here’s a bit of recent accident news for you to be aware of.
A 25-year-old female student was struck and killed by a street trolley in the Five Points South area on February 20, 2014.
The young woman was a student at a nearby school that offers a college-like experience to young adults with mild learning disabilities. The school is located close to the scene of the accident.
According to Birmingham police, the trolley-like MAX Dart bus was turning left from 14th Avenue to 20th Street when it hit the victim as she was crossing at a crosswalk. No one was said to be on the trolley at the time of the accident.
The school’s executive said the student had just left the building after getting out of class before the accident happened, and that it is common for students to walk to and from school, since one of the goals is to teach independence.
After the accident, parts of 20th Street South were blocked off as police looked at the scene in order to determine what had happened, but no other information about the accident was released.
Please always remember to keep an eye out for pedestrians on the road, and if you are walking, always watch out for vehicle drivers.
If you or someone you care for has been hurt in an accident, make sure to call your Alabama personal injury attorney, Alexander Shunnarah, at 1-800-229-7989. You can also contact us at www.shunnarah.com and fill out a FREE case evaluation form. Let Alexander Shunnarah help you get the compensation that you deserve.