The police in Warner Robins, Georgia responded to reports of a two-car accident on Tuesday, November 2 at about 6:30 pm. When the police arrived at the scene of the fatal crash in Warner Robins, they found a motorcycle and an SUV both at rest on the side of Moody Road
Apparently, a man driving a 2003 Honda CBR 600 motorcycle was driving in the Northbound lanes of Moody Road. As he approached the intersection of Moody Road and Breckenridge Drive, another man driving a 2001 Chevy Tahoe was attempting to make a left hand turn onto Moody Rd from Breckenridge Drive.
As the SUV tried to navigate the left-hand turn, the motorcycle ended up smashing into the driver’s side rear end of the Tahoe. The man driving the Tahoe was 67-year-old Edward Haslem of Kathleen, Georgia. The driver of the motorcycle was 31-year-old Silvestre Herrera of Warner Robins, Georgia.
According to the authorities, the 31-year-old motorcycle driver sustained serious injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. There was no indication that the other driver – Edward Haslem – was injured in the crash.
Today, it was confirmed that the 67-year-old driver was drunk at the time of the accident. He has been charged with DUI. The investigation is still ongoing. The police indicated that alcohol and speed both played a role in the fatal crash in Warner Robins. There has been no comment from the victim’s family at this time.
The family of the deceased driver, Silvestre Herrera, may have a potential claim for wrongful death. It will depend on what the final investigation reveals.
If your loved one is hurt in any sort of motor vehicle accident, make sure to call a Georgia car accident attorney as soon as possible.