Atlanta, Georgia (June 3, 2023) - Two people were killed in an overnight head-on collision on Fairburn Road SW.
The driver of an Acura MDX and the driver of a Chevrolet Trail Blazer collided early Saturday morning, according to Atlanta Police.
The Trail Blazer caught fire, and both occupants died at the scene.
The driver of the Acura survived the crash and was alert when authorities arrived.
The cause of the fatal accident is being looked into by investigators.
The victims' names have not been released by police.
Fatal car accidents are tragic events that can have far-reaching consequences not only for the people involved but also for their families and the communities in which they lived. A fatal accident can be devastating emotionally as well as financially.
Driving while intoxicated or high on drugs, driving while distracted, driving at excessively high speeds, and driving recklessly are all risky behaviors that can result in fatal car accidents. These collisions are typically avoidable if traffic laws are followed, adequate attention is paid to the road, and responsible driving is practiced.
When a person is killed in an accident caused by another driver's negligence, the surviving family has the legal right to sue the negligent driver for wrongful death. The deceased's family will be able to seek monetary compensation for the loss of their loved one.
Although no amount of money can ever make up for the loss of a loved one, the system is in place to help the family recover financially from the tragic accident and to hold the negligent party accountable for their actions.
If someone you care about dies as a result of injuries sustained in a car accident, the first thing you should do is talk to an experienced Wrongful Death Lawyer about what happened. This will help you determine whether you have a legal right to file a compensation claim.
It can be extremely difficult to handle a wrongful death claim or negotiate with an insurance company on your own. If you do not have a lawyer on your side, the insurance company will either try to settle the case for the smallest amount possible or simply refuse to pay anything.
You will be compensated for the following when you hire an attorney to represent you:
If you have lost a loved one in a car accident, you should speak with a Wrongful Death Lawyer right away. These lawyers have the knowledge and resources to assist you in understanding your legal options when pursuing a compensation claim.
The Mabra Firm has a team of highly qualified Atlanta Fatal Car Accident Attorneys who can assist you if a loved one was killed in a car accident. To schedule a free consultation, call 404-344-5255 right away.
Note: This post was created with the help of outside sources, such as news articles and first-hand accounts. Because the details of this accident have not been independently verified, please notify us immediately if you discover any false information. We will update the post to reflect the correct information.
Disclaimer: At The Mabra Law Firm, we are always looking for ways to improve the quality and safety of our state, and we have been saddened by the outcomes of numerous accidents. We hope that by informing those in our community about these accidents, they will work to prevent other serious accidents in the future. These posts are not intended to be solicitations for business. The information contained within should never be interpreted as medical or legal advice. We wish everyone involved in these accidents a fast recovery.