Atlanta, GA (December 23, 2023) – One individual from Kansas City, Kansas, lost their lives as a result of a fatal crash in Atlanta on Monday evening, December 18. The crash occurred just before 8:30 p.m.
According to reports from the Cobb County Police Department, a 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe collided with a 2014 Jeep Cherokee on Cobb Parkway in the area near Black Acre Trail. The impact of the crash caused the Hyundai to overturn several times before coming to rest on the passenger side. Three people in the Hyundai, identified as 50-year-old Angela Smith, 61-year-old Jimmy Smith, and 27-year-old Monique Smith, were all severely hurt in the crash. The victims were rushed to area hospitals for emergency care, along with the driver of the second vehicle. Authorities confirmed that Angela Smith died as a result of her injuries. At this time, the accident is being investigated.
We hope all of the injured victims make a timely recovery following this crash.
Our sympathies go out to Angela Smith’s family.
Fatal Car Accidents in Georgia
Fatal accidents take place far too often in our states. Each year, these incidents take the lives of tens of thousands of people across the United States. In many cases, fatal collisions are a result of driver negligence. Speeding, distractions, impairment, and other reckless actions continue to cause these accidents every day. After losing a loved one, your family can take legal action by pursuing a wrongful death claim. This claim can provide financial relief for various damages you face. These include:
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Loss of income
- Emotional distress
- Loss of household services
- Loss of inheritance
- Punitive damages
Working with a seasoned, reputable wrongful death lawyer can help to ensure that your family is able to maximize the compensation you recover for these and other damages that you face during this difficult time. Your attorney will help you gather all of the evidence necessary to prove that the defendant was at fault in the fight to ensure they are held accountable.
At Ted Greve & Associates, we are committed to helping families heal by seeking justice and closure through legal means. Our compassionate attorneys understand the challenges that you can face after losing a family member, and we are here to provide the support and aggressive representation needed to fight for full and fair compensation. We believe that no amount of compensation can make up for the loss, but it can help alleviate some of the financial burdens associated with such a tragic event. If your loved one died in a crash due to negligence on the road, do not wait to reach out to our dedicated team for a free case evaluation. Let us help you during this difficult time so that you can focus on healing with your family. Contact our skilled personal injury lawyers today by calling (800) 693-7833 to get started.