Albany, GA (January 23, 2024) – The Albany Police Department’s Traffic Unit confirmed that 19-year-old Joshua Raines lost his life as a result of a motor vehicle accident that occurred in Dougherty County. The accident took place at approximately 4:00 a.m. on January 21.
According to official reports provided by Dougherty County Coroner Micheal Fowler, a motor vehicle accident took place during the early morning hours in the 2300 block of Gillionville Road. The impact of the crash sent one vehicle off the roadway, where it struck a pole. A backseat passenger in the vehicle, identified as Raines, was severely hurt. He was rushed to an area hospital, where he died from his injuries. Three other victims were injured in the crash. At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We hope the injured victims recover quickly.
Our condolences go out to the family of Joshua Raines.
Fatal Car Accidents in Georgia
Fatal accidents are often devastating to deal with. Unfortunately, these incidents take the lives of tens of thousands of people across the United States each year. In our state, we see far too many people die as a result of fatal collisions that are entirely preventable. When drivers engage in reckless actions, such as speeding or driving while impaired, they can cause devastating accidents that ultimately take the lives of innocent people.
After losing loved ones and fatal collisions, families can file wrongful death claims to recover damages. Some of the damages you can recover compensation for include:
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Loss of companionship
- Loss of guidance
- Pain and suffering
- Property damage
- Lost income and inheritance
To ensure you have the best chance of recovering the maximum possible compensation for these and other damages that you face during this difficult time, it is vital that you seek legal representation from a wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible. Your attorney will be able to build a strong case on your behalf and fight to ensure that the person who caused the death of your loved one is held accountable.
Losing a loved one is an incredibly difficult experience, and we at Ted Greve & Associates understand the pain and grief that comes with it. That’s why we are dedicated to providing compassionate and effective legal representation for families who have lost a loved one in a car accident caused by another driver’s negligence. We strive not only to obtain full and fair compensation for our clients but also to help them find peace of mind as they navigate through such a challenging time. If you have suffered such a loss, please do not hesitate to reach out to our skilled legal team by calling (800) 693-7833 for a free case evaluation. Our team of dedicated legal advocates is here to support you every step of the way on your journey toward justice and closure.