Armuchee, GA – Update: Annie Millican Killed in Fatal Head-on Crash on GA-27
Armuchee, GA (August 3, 2022) – A woman was killed in a fatal head-on collision that took place on a roadway in Armuchee on Tuesday evening, August 2. The victim has since been identified by police, as well as the circumstances of the collision.
According to Floyd County officials, the accident happened on GA-27 around the area of GA-156. Police confirmed that 87-year-old Annie Millican was headed north in the area when she collided with a patrol vehicle due to reasons that are not yet known. The first vehicle then started to slow down, when it was struck by a Ford Flex operated by Crystal Morris. Morris later told police that she did not see the vehicle and the accident until it was too late.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were immediately called to the scene to help those in need. Millican was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. Morris was seriously injured and rushed to the hospital but her current condition is not yet known. The deputy, as well as his two passengers, were not hurt in the accident.
The roadway was entirely blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident remains ongoing.
We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken as a result of this accident. We also hope that the injured victim receives a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents happen every hour of the day in Georgia, some of which are more severe than others. In fact, some of these accidents lead to fatalities in those involved. In 2020, it was reported that a total of 1,588 fatal accidents happened, with approximately 1,730 people losing their lives. These accidents take on many forms but head-on collisions are known for being some of the most catastrophic in nature. In just one recent year, about 2% of car accidents were deemed head-on collisions. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal crash, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney that you can trust.
The loss of a loved one in a fatal accident can affect your life in a variety of ways that you are not prepared for. When you know that another party has engaged in reckless acts and this led to the death of your loved one, you may be feeling alone and confused. Luckily, you have options for moving forward against a negligent party and receiving the help you and your family need. This is especially necessary when you are grieving the loss of your loved one. You should speak with an Armuchee wrongful death attorney as soon as possible after you have faced these losses.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our attorneys have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in fatal accidents over the years. We understand how devastating these losses can be and believe that you and your family have many rights and options under Georgia law. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of financial damages, including the following:
- Medical expenses
- Loss of future earnings
- Funeral and burial costs
- Pain and suffering
We will stand by your side when you need us the most. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Armuchee at (888) 579-1790 to find out what we can do for you at this time.
Note: We have constructed this post using outside sources, including news bulletins and first-hand accounts from outside sources. The details concerning this accident have not been independently verified and so, if you have identified false information, please inform us immediately. We will adjust the post to reflect accurate content.
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.
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