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Bailey Kirton Dies and Christopher Kirton is Critically Injured in a Semi-Truck Accident on Alabama 20 in Lawrence County, Alabama  

Lawrence County, Alabama —  A  woman died, and a man was injured when a tractor-trailer collided with the SUV they were traveling in. The incident took place on Alabama 20, northwest of Hillsboro.

According to reports, A tractor-trailer struck an SUV, causing it to overturn.

Bailey Kirton succumbed to her injuries. Christopher Kirton is in the hospital with serious injuries.

No further details have been provided.

Thoughts on Semi-Truck Collisions

The news report provides little information as to what happened in this accident. All we know is a tractor-trailer collided with an SUV, leaving a devastating aftermath and many unanswered questions. What caused this crash? Was the truck driver distracted? Impaired? Did the trucker fail to stop or adjust speed to current traffic conditions? Negligent behavior on the road is unacceptable and dangerous. Those affected by this crash deserve answers to their questions and a right to accountability from all at fault. This may be the trucker, the trucking company, or even a third repair or shipping company. Regardless, those responsible for this crash need to account for their actions.



The Ammons Law Firm represents clients nationwide in catastrophic injury and wrongful death litigation, with extensive experience in complex auto/tire defect and commercial vehicle cases.

Disclaimer: This post is not legal advice. Information contained in this blog was compiled from third-party sources or is the opinion of the author. Please inform us immediately if false or misleading information is contained in this post.


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