Colquitt Co., GA (November 25, 2023) – A fatal collision reported in Colquitt County claimed multiple lives on Thursday afternoon, November 23. The crash was reported by the Georgia Highway Patrol at around 3:00 p.m.
According to official reports, a head-on collision occurred on Georgia Highway 111. The incident prompted authorities to close the roadway near Bay Rockyford Road. Multiple law enforcement officers were requested at the scene to provide assistance. Authorities confirmed that one person was airlifted to a regional trauma center for emergency care. Five people were fatally injured and pronounced deceased by the Colquitt County Coroner’s Officer. The crash is currently being investigated.
We hope the injured victim recovers quickly.
We offer our sympathies to the families of all of the victims killed in this crash.
Fatal Car Accidents in Georgia
Every year, over 40,000 lives are lost in the United States due to motor vehicle accidents. Regrettably, our state is no exception, witnessing its fair share of these unfortunate incidents.
After losing a loved one, your family has the ability to file a wrongful death claim against the person responsible. This type of legal action can provide you with financial relief for some of the damages you face. This can include:
- Funeral and burial costs: These expenses cover the arrangements and costs associated with the deceased’s end-of-life costs.
- Loss of companionship: This encompasses the emotional pain and suffering resulting from the loss of a loved one’s companionship, guidance, and support.
- Medical expenses: Any medical expenses incurred due to the accident, including hospital bills, doctor visits, and prescription medications, are recoverable damages.
- Mental anguish: This includes the emotional distress and psychological trauma experienced by the family due to the wrongful death.
- Lost wages and income: If the deceased was a wage earner, the family may seek compensation for the loss of their income, considering their earning capacity and potential future earnings.
To ensure you have the best chance of maximizing the compensation you recover, you should reach out to a wrongful death lawyer right away.
At Ted Greve & Associates, we understand the pain and challenges that come with such a tragic and unexpected loss. Our team of compassionate attorneys is dedicated to seeking justice and closure for families who have experienced this kind of loss. Through our aggressive representation and support, we strive to fight for full and fair compensation to help alleviate some of the financial burdens during this difficult time. If you or someone you know has lost a loved one in an accident, do not hesitate to reach out to us for a free case evaluation. Let us handle the legal aspects so that you can focus on healing with your family. Contact our law firm today at (800) 693-7833 for assistance from our skilled personal injury lawyers.