Pike County, Georgia (August 16, 2023) - Deputies from the Pike County Sheriff's Office responded to a vehicle accident on Highway 19, south of McKinley Road.
A motor vehicle transport company was unloading a vehicle for delivery when a second vehicle traveling southbound collided with the trailer and vehicle being unloaded.
The driver of the transport service vehicle died at the accident scene.
This collision is still being investigated, and no charges have been filed at this time.
The name of the deceased has not yet been released.
Fatal car accidents are tragic events that affect not only the victims but also their families and communities. A fatal accident can be devastating both emotionally and financially.
Driving while high on drugs or alcohol, driving while distracted, driving at excessively high speeds, and driving recklessly are all dangerous behaviors that can result in fatal car accidents. These collisions are usually avoidable if traffic laws are followed, adequate attention is paid to the road, and safe driving techniques are employed.
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. They will help you determine whether you have a legal right to file a compensation claim.
It can be extremely difficult to manage a wrongful death claim or negotiate with an insurance company on your own. Without a lawyer, the insurance company will either try to settle the case for the lowest possible amount 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. When it comes to filing a compensation claim, these attorneys have the knowledge and resources to assist you in understanding your legal options.
The Mabra Firm has a team of highly qualified 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.