DeKalb Co., GA (January 15, 2024) – A fatal motor vehicle accident reported in the cold County claimed the lives of two victims. The accident occurred on Sunday, January 14.
According to reports provided by the police in DeKalb County, a two-vehicle accident occurred on Interstate 20. The incident blocked the eastbound lanes of travel in the area just past Panola Road. A 25-year-old man involved in the accident suffered fatal injuries and was immediately pronounced deceased at the scene. A 77-year-old man involved in the accident was critically injured. The victim was rushed to an area hospital for emergency care. DeKalb County officials confirmed that the man passed away from his injuries later. At this time, the crash is being investigated by law enforcement.
We offer our condolences to the families of both of the men killed in this accident. Our thoughts are with them during this difficult time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Georgia
Losing a loved one in a fatal accident can be incredibly difficult to deal with. Regrettably, we see hundreds of people die each year as a result of vehicle collisions in our state. Nationwide, tens of thousands of victims are killed every single year due to accidents that occur on our roadways. In our state, many of the accidents that we see take place as a result of reckless and negligent drivers. Some of the leading factors in vehicle collisions on our roadways include:
- Failing to yield
- Distracted driving
- Driving under the influence (DUI)
- Reckless driving
- Running red lights
Unfortunately, any careless or reckless action can lead to a severe accident that ultimately takes the life of an innocent person who have lost a loved one as a result of a fatal collision, it is imperative that you seek legal representation right away. A wrongful death lawyer will be able to help you protect your rights and seek compensation for the loss and damages that have been forced upon your family.
At Ted Greve & Associates, we understand the pain and frustration that comes with such a loss, and that’s why our team is committed to helping families find closure and seek justice through legal means. While no amount of compensation can fully heal the wounds of losing a family member, it can provide some financial relief during this challenging time. Our compassionate attorneys are here to guide you through this process and fight for your rights every step of the way. This started on your case by reaching out to our personal injury law firm to schedule a free case evaluation at (800) 693-7833 and let us be there for you in your time of need.