- February 11, 2013
- Car Accident
On Wednesday morning, a tragic traffic accident that occurred near Stapleton took the life of one and injured another.
According to an Alabama Department of Public Safety release, Earl Norman Boyington, Jr., of Bay Minette, was driving north on Alabama 59. Department of Public Safety Sgt. Bryon Piggott said the 37-year-old Boyington was attempting a left turn onto U.S. 31 when he pulled into the path of a tractor-trailer driven by Thomas Christian of Mobile. Christian was driving his rig south on Alabama 59 when the collision occurred.
Tragically Boyington’s father, Earl Mune Boyington of Bay Minette, was killed when the two vehicles collided. According to the accident report, the 77-year-old Boyington was wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash.
The driver of the car, Earl Boyington was injured in the crash and was transported to the University of South Alabama Medical Center, where, according to Sgt. Piggott, he is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.
No charges have been filed and the accident is still being investigated by state troopers. The Department of Public Safety reported that alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the accident.
When you have been injured or lost a loved one in an automobile accident, seek the counsel of an experienced Alabama personal injury attorney. A compassionate, but assertive personal injury attorney understands that each incident is life-transforming, and can not only cause painful injuries, but mental suffering and significant economic loss as well. An experienced Birmingham attorney will assist you in determining your legal rights and options, and will pursue the compensation you deserve.
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