Atlanta, GA – Georgia DSP Reminds People To Stay Safe As Accident Fatalities Rise Ahead Of July 4th
Atlanta, GA (July 3, 2023) – Georgia authorities confirmed on Monday morning that more than a dozen individuals lost their lives in traffic accidents across the state during the weekend leading up to the Fourth of July holiday.
The Georgia Department of Public Safety (DSP) took to Twitter to share the concerning figure. Prior to the weekend, the DSP had issued a warning, emphasizing increased late-night patrols by Georgia State Patrol troopers to ensure safety during the busy holiday travel period.
In a tweet, the DSP delivered a strong message, stating, “This is your only warning to slow down and drive sober.”
As per the DSP breakdown, the tragic traffic fatalities occurred in various areas, including:
- Atlanta (2)
- Union City
- Villa Rica
- DeKalb County
- Dougherty County (2)
- Glynn County
- Paulding County
- Pike County
The loss of life in these accidents serves as a somber reminder of the importance of safe driving practices and remaining vigilant on the roads.
Fatal Accidents In Georgia
Though many car accidents that happen in Georgia lead to property damage and injuries, others lead to fatalities in victims. Head-on collisions are, without a doubt, one of the most damaging types of accidents that happen in Georgia. These accidents are likely to take lives when they occur due to the force involved. In the U.S., each year, statistics have shown that 14% of fatal accidents involve head-on collisions. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal collision, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney who you can trust.
Losing somebody close to you in life can leave you in one of the most challenging positions. Wrongful death claims are known for being some of the most complex types of claims after an accident. Not only will you need to abide by strict filing deadlines in your claim, but you will also have to prove that one or more parties are liable for your accident. If you have sustained such immense losses, speaking with an Atlanta wrongful death attorney can help you get back on your feet.
Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, are here to assist you after you have lost someone you love in a collision. You need a dedicated team who has handled wrongful death claims in the past and will assist you as you work toward compensation for an array of aspects. These include the following:
- Medical bills
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Lost income and future lost wages
Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Atlanta at 770-820-0711 for more information on how we can help you.
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Disclaimer: At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC Attorneys at Law, we are always looking to improve the quality and safety of our state and have been saddened by the outcome of many accidents across Georgia. We hope to inform those in our community about these accidents in the hopes that they will work to avoid serious Georgia accidents in the future. These posts are not to be taken as a solicitation for business. The information within should never be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We hope that all involved in these accidents will receive a speedy recovery.