Augusta, GA – I-520 Wreck near Wheeler Rd Takes One Life

Augusta, GA – I-520 Wreck near Wheeler Rd Takes One Life

Augusta, GA (December 17, 2023) – A motor vehicle collision reported in Augusta on Thursday evening claimed the life of one person. The accident occurred at around 9:05 p.m. on December 14.

According to reports provided by the Georgia State Highway Patrol, a vehicle collision occurred on Interstate 520 along the westbound side of the roadway. One of the involved vehicles went off the roadway and collided with a pole. The incident caused delays in the area near Wheeler Road as emergency crews closed off the roadway to provide assistance. One person involved in the accident was fatally injured and pronounced dead while at the scene. At this time, investigations into the accident are ongoing.

We offer our sympathies to the family of the victim killed in this crash.

Fatal Car Accidents in Georgia

Augusta, GA – I-520 Wreck near Wheeler Rd Takes One LifeFatal accidents occur far too often in Georgia. Every year, innocent people lose their lives as a result of crashes caused by negligent and reckless drivers. Leading factors in many of the crashes across our state include:

  • Speeding
  • Drowsy driving
  • Reckless driving
  • Distracted driving
  • Driving under the influence (DUI)

After experiencing the loss of a loved one, you have the ability to recover compensation for some of the damages that you face. This can include recovering compensation for:

  • Medical expenses related to the deceased’s final injury or illness
  • Pain and suffering experienced by the deceased before death
  • Loss of financial support and income
  • Loss of companionship, guidance, and consortium
  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Punitive damages (in some cases, if applicable and awarded by the court)

To ensure your family has the best chance of maximizing your financial recovery, it is vital to have a strong legal team in your corner. A wrongful death lawyer in Augusta will be able to prove your case against the defendant and demand full and timely compensation.

At Ted Greve & Associates, our team of experienced wrongful death attorneys understands the emotional and financial burden that fatal accidents can bring to families. We are dedicated to providing compassionate and effective legal representation to help our clients get the justice they deserve. If you have lost a loved one in a car accident, please contact our Georgia personal injury law firm for a free case evaluation at (800) 693-7833. We will work tirelessly to help you obtain full and fair compensation while also supporting you through this difficult time. Let us be your advocates as you seek closure and begin to heal from this tragic loss.