DeKalb Co., GA (February 6, 2024) – One person lost their life as a result of a fatal collision that took place on Monday morning in DeKalb County. The accident was reported to the DeKalb County Police Department just before 7:00 a.m. on February 5.
According to law enforcement reports, a motor vehicle accident took place on the northbound side of Interstate 285. The incident prompted the police and area firefighters to close off the roadway near the exit ramp to the westbound side of Interstate 20. One person involved in the accident was fatally injured. The victim was pronounced deceased by authorities. However, they have not been identified to the public. 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
Fatal accidents are reported every day in our state. The unfortunate truth is that many of the accidents that occur on our roadways are preventable. We continue to see innocent people die as a result of drivers who are reckless and negligent. Some of the most common factors identified in fatal collisions across our state include:
- Running red lights/stop signs
- Weather conditions
- Poor road conditions
- Aggressive driving
When a loved one’s life is taken due to someone else’s negligence, it can be an incredibly difficult and emotional time. However, with the help of a skilled wrongful death lawyer, you can seek justice for your loss and hold the responsible party accountable. They will guide you through the legal process and work tirelessly to ensure that you receive fair compensation for your pain and suffering. While nothing can bring back your loved one, seeking justice through a civil lawsuit may provide some closure and peace of mind during this challenging time. Following a data collision, your family has the ability to secure compensation for some of the losses and damages that you face. This can include compensation to cover funeral expenses, medical expenses, and more. It is vital to take legal action immediately to ensure your rights are protected.
At Ted Greve & Associates, our team is dedicated to helping families cope with these unexpected and tragic losses by providing legal support and fighting for justice. We understand that no amount of money can ever replace a loved one, but we believe it is important for those responsible to be held accountable. Let us handle the legal aspect so you can focus on healing with your family. Please reach out to us for a free case evaluation at (800) 693-7833 if you have experienced such a heartbreaking incident, and let us help you seek the compensation you deserve.