Single-car accident claims the life of a pedestrian

BIRMINGHAM, AL – A car veered over several lanes of traffic and drove onto the sidewalk, fatally injuring a male pedestrian, CBS 42 reports.

He was hit by the car in the 100 block of 3rd Avenue West. The vehicle departed the scene before the authorities arrived.

The pedestrian, a man whose identity is unknown, was pronounced deceased by emergency responders at the accident site.

The accident occurred Thursday afternoon, the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office reports.

It’s unclear what led to the crash. We will be monitoring this developing story as authorities look into the case.

Were you injured in a car collision in Birmingham?

If so, a report of the accident may be of use to you in a lawsuit or insurance claim. You can access a free copy of your crash report through our online contact form today.