The city of Selma is located in Dallas County in central Alabama on the banks of the Alabama River. Selma (meaning “high seat” or “throne”) was incorporated in 1820. Future Vice President of the U.S. William Rufus King planned and named the city. According to the 2000 Census, over 20,000 people live in the city of Selma.
Historically, Selma is known for its roles in the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement. During the Civil War Selma was one of the South’s main manufacturing centers producing large volumes of supplies and munitions as well as building Confederate warships. The city of Selma was a focal point during the Civil Rights Movement for desegregation and voting rights campaigns. In March of 1965, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., led a group of marchers from Selma to the capital of Montgomery to petition the government for the redress of grievances.
Selma, Alabama has several major highways that service the Selma area, including: U.S. Highway 80; Alabama Highway 8; Alabama Highway 14; Alabama Highway 22; and Alabama Highway 41.
In 2008, there were 645 automobile accidents in the city of Selma, 176 people were injured in these wrecks. In Dallas County, Alabama, there were 1,094 motor vehicle accidents, 397 people were injured in these accidents. In 2008, 15 people lost there lives in car and truck accidents in Dallas County.
Our Alabama attorneys have successfully handled numerous Selma, Alabama car accident cases. We handle all personal injury and car wreck cases on a contingency fee basis, which means we do not charge you a fee until and unless we make a recovery for you.
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