Henry Co., GA (February 5, 2024) – A young child suffered fatal injuries as a result of an automobile accident that occurred on Thursday morning, February 1. The police, firefighters, and EMS were all dispatched to the scene.
According to official reports, an 8-year-old girl was attempting to get on her school bus during the morning hours. As she crossed Jackson Lake Road, she was struck by a Ford Fusion. The girl was severely injured as a result of the crash. She was flown by medical helicopter to Egleston Children’s Hospital in Atlanta, where she was admitted in critical condition. Authorities confirmed on Saturday, February 3, that the girl passed away from her injuries. The driver of the vehicle, 25-year-old Kaylee Andre, was arrested and currently faces charges for failure to stop for a school bus loading and unloading, failure to exercise due care, and first-degree homicide by vehicle. At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We offer our sympathies to the family of the victim killed in this crash.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia
Pedestrian accidents take the lives of thousands of people across the United States every year. Here in Georgia, we see many families forced to deal with the overwhelming consequences that these devastating collisions bring. The unfortunate truth is that many pedestrian crashes on our roadways are completely preventable. Negligent and reckless drivers continue to cause harm to innocent people every single day.
After losing a loved one in a fatal collision, families have the ability to seek compensation for some of the damages and losses they face. This can include recovering compensation for funeral expenses, burial costs, and more. It is vital to seek legal representation from a Henry County wrongful death lawyer immediately. Taking legal action right away will ensure that your family has the best chance of protecting your rights and maximizing the compensation you are able to recover.
Your attorney will be able to get started on building your case to ensure you have all of the evidence needed to prove that the defendant was at fault and hold them accountable.
It is undeniable that losing a loved one in a car accident is an unimaginable tragedy that can leave families devastated both emotionally and financially. However, at Ted Greve & Associates, we understand the weight of this burden and are dedicated to helping families seek justice for their loss. Our compassionate team of wrongful death attorneys is committed to fighting for complete and fair compensation, providing some sense of relief during this difficult time. If you have lost a loved one in a car accident, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us for a free case evaluation by calling (800) 693-7833. Let our dedicated legal advocates help guide you toward closure and healing as we pursue justice on your behalf.