Woodstock, GA (January 17, 2024) – The Cherokee County Sheriff’s office confirmed on Wednesday that a 17-year-old from Braswell lost their life as a result of an automobile accident that occurred on Tuesday evening. At around 7:45 p.m. on January 16, calls for help came in regarding an accident that took place on Earney Road.
Official reports indicate that an automobile accident took place on the roadway near Silver Fox Run. One of the vehicles involved in the accident, identified as a Mazda three, left the roadway and struck a tree. A 17-year-old involved in the accident was fatally injured. The victim was pronounced deceased on site. At this time, the incident is being investigated.
Our sympathies go out to the family of the teen killed in this crash.
Fatal Car Accidents in Georgia
A fatal collision can be overwhelming to deal with. Unfortunately, nearly 43,000 people lost their lives as a result of crashes in the United States in 2022 alone. Year after year, tens of thousands of innocent people continue to lose their lives as a result of fatal collisions on our roadways.
Many of the crashes that take place every day are a result of negligence. In fact, statistics show that nearly 9 out of every ten collisions are a result of some form of negligent or reckless action driver error. Leading factors and fatal collisions across the United States include:
- Running red lights
- Drunk driving
- Distracted driving
- Inexperienced drivers
If you have lost a loved one due to a fatal crash caused by the preventable and negligent actions of another driver, your family may be able to take legal action. It is in your best interest to seek representation early on to ensure you have the best chance of getting justice. A dedicated and seasoned wrongful death lawyer will be able to help you build a strong case against the responsible party. Your attorney will take control of the legal aspect of the grieving process as your family focuses on moving ahead.
During a time of loss and devastation, the last thing on your mind should be navigating legal proceedings. At Ted Greve & Associates, we understand the pain and suffering families go through in these situations, which is why we are dedicated to providing support and seeking justice for those affected by such tragic incidents. Our experienced team of attorneys will fight tirelessly to ensure you receive fair compensation for your losses while allowing you to focus on healing with your loved ones. Get started with a free case evaluation by reaching out to our wrongful death lawyers by calling (800) 693-7833 and let our compassionate legal team fight for you and your family during this difficult time.