One person was severely injured in a single-car crash in Bibb County, Georgia, during the early hours of Saturday, November 13th. Loss of control appeared to have caused the accident.
In a press release, the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office said the accident happened on Interstate 75, in the northbound lane, at the Pierce Avenue exit ramp. The Macon-Bibb 911 Center received a call about the collision at about 12: 41 a.m. The report stated that the driver of a Nissan Versa lost control near the exit ramp of the interstate.
The Nissan crashed and rolled several times, leaving the driver with severe injuries. Medics then transported the driver, identified as Melissa Booe, 33, to Atrium Health Navicent for treatment. She was listed in critical but stable condition at the time.
The sheriff’s office said the circumstances surrounding the single-car crash in Bibb County remain under investigation. Anyone with information regarding the accident should contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500.
Motor vehicle accidents are one of the leading causes of unintentional death in the United States. According to the United States Department of Transportation, an estimated 8,730 people died in motor vehicle traffic crashes in the first three months of 2021. These crashes are the result of the negligent acts of drivers and other road users.
Under Georgia law, a person who isn’t at fault for an accident is entitled to compensation from the at-fault party. This compensation covers money spent on medical bills, vehicle repairs, lost wages, property damage, pain and suffering, loss of consortium, etc. In addition, where the victim dies, it also covers funeral and burial expenses.
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