Lee Co., GA (December 28, 2023) – A motor vehicle accident reported on Monday evening in Lee County claimed one person’s life. The Georgia State Patrol and local firefighters were called to the scene of the crash at approximately 820 p.m. on December 25.
Crash investigations indicate that a Chevrolet Colorado LT was heading eastbound on Georgia State Highway 520. For unknown reasons, it collided head-on with a Sienna. The driver of the Sienna, identified as 78-year-old Ravindrakumar C. Patel from Albany, Georgia, was severely injured in the crash. The victim was later pronounced deceased by authorities. The driver of the Colorado was injured and transported to Phoebe Putney for emergency care. At this time, the circumstances surrounding the accident are being investigated by law enforcement.
We hope the injured victim recovers quickly.
We offer our sympathies to the family of Ravindrakumar C. Patel.
Fatal Accidents in Georgia
Fatal crashes occur far too often in our state. In many instances, innocent lives are lost in these fatal collisions due to the reckless and negligent actions of other drivers sharing the road. Unfortunately, the aftermath of fatal accidents often results in substantial suffering for bereaved families. Depending on the circumstances surrounding the death of your loved one, your family may have the ability to initiate a legal claim for compensation against the responsible party. Some common forms of economic and non-economic damages pursued in wrongful death cases include:
- Lost inheritance
- The loss of companionship (for spouses)
- Funeral expenses
- The loss of parental guidance (for children)
- Pain and suffering
- Lost income
- Medical expenses
- The loss of social security benefits
- Burial expenses
- The loss of healthcare and other benefits
- The loss of future earnings
Losing a loved one in a fatal collision is a heartbreaking experience, especially when the tragedy could have been prevented. In these difficult times, it’s important to seek help from a skilled wrongful death lawyer who can guide you through the legal process and fight for justice on your behalf. Their dedication and expertise can make a significant difference in obtaining compensation for damages and holding those responsible accountable. Reaching out for legal guidance as soon as possible will ensure that you can focus on healing while your attorney fights for your rights and best interests.
Our team at Ted Greve & Associates understands the pain and grief that come with the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one. That’s why we are dedicated to providing compassionate yet fierce representation for families who have unfairly lost their loved ones due to another’s negligence in car accidents. We believe that justice should be served, and we will not rest until you receive the maximum compensation you deserve. Your rights matter to us, and we are here to support you throughout this difficult time. Don’t hesitate – contact us today for a consultation with our experienced team at (800) 693-7833, and let us help bring closure and accountability for your loss.