Clayton Co., GA – Construction Worker Killed in I-75 Crash

Clayton Co., GA – Construction Worker Killed in I-75 Crash

Clayton Co., GA (February 21, 2024) – A construction worker was fatally struck by a motor vehicle on Monday, February 20. The accident occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m.

Reports provided by the Georgia Department of Transportation indicate that a black Kia Forte was heading northbound on Interstate 75. For reasons unknown, the vehicle went into the construction zone and struck a worker near Mount Zion Boulevard. The crash prompted the closure of the roadway, which lasted for several hours. The construction worker, who has not been identified publicly, was pronounced deceased at the scene. At this time, investigations into the crash are ongoing.

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

Fatal Auto Accidents in Georgia

Clayton Co., GA – Construction Worker Killed in I-75 CrashEvery day, our state witnesses tragic fatal accidents, creating an overwhelming and unexpected impact on families. Regrettably, a significant number of these incidents result from driver negligence. Some key factors in these accidents include:

  • Distracted Driving: Accidents caused by drivers not focusing on the road, often due to activities like eating, talking with passengers, or texting on cell phones, lead to devastating consequences for innocent lives.
  • Speeding: Traveling at excessive speeds heightens the risk of losing control, especially around curved roadways, resulting in collisions with other vehicles as drivers drift into adjacent lanes.
  • Tailgating: Traveling too closely to other vehicles on the road impedes a driver’s ability to stop in time, often resulting in fatal collisions.

If your loved one lost their life in a car accident due to another driver’s reckless actions, seeking immediate legal representation from a wrongful death lawyer is crucial. Exploring available options promptly can help you navigate the legal complexities and move forward.

Dealing with the loss of a loved one caused by someone else’s negligence is never easy. At Ted Greve & Associates, our dedicated team of wrongful death attorneys understands the emotional and financial toll fatal accidents impose on families. For this reason, we will fight to help families recover compensation for the losses and damages they face, including:

  • Funeral and Burial Costs: The expenses related to the victim’s funeral and burial can be recovered through compensation.
  • Lost Wages and Future Earnings: The victim’s family can recover lost wages and loss of future earnings if the person killed in the crash was the primary breadwinner.
  • Property Damage: The victim’s vehicle and any other property damaged in the crash can be repaired or replaced through compensation awarded by the court.
  • Loss of Consortium: The victim’s spouse can recover compensation for the loss of companionship, love, and support caused by the victim’s death.

We strive to provide effective and compassionate legal representation, believing that obtaining full and fair compensation not only eases the stress for families but also offers peace of mind during this challenging time.

If you have lost a loved one in a car accident, do not hesitate to reach out to our committed legal team at (800) 693-7833 for a free case evaluation. Let us assist you in seeking justice, moving forward toward healing, and finding closure.