Mableton, GA – Fatal Motorcycle Accident on Veterans Memorial Hwy
Mableton, GA (March 17, 2023) – One person was killed in a fatal accident involving a motorcycle at an intersection in Mableton on Friday, March 17.
According to Cobb County Police officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Veterans Memorial Highway and Cooper Lake Road at an unknown time. Police confirmed that a 24-year-old man was traveling west on Veterans Memorial on his Harley Davidson. He had a passenger on the back, identified as a 23-year-old woman. At that time, a Ford F-150 was driving east and started to make a left turn at the intersection. The motorcycle and the pickup truck collided with each other, leading to extensive damages. Both vehicles caught on fire after the accident.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The male driver of the motorcycle was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. His passenger was rushed to WellStar Kennestone Hospital with treatment of serious injuries.
The driver of the pickup truck was not injured but was determined to be intoxicated at the time of the collision. He received charges but they have not been publicly released to police.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time.
We want to offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim who lost his life in this accident. We also want the injured victim to receive a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Georgia
Due to the fact that motorcyclists have no protection from harm, motorcycle accidents are known for being some of the most severe collisions on our roads. These accidents are likely to lead to injuries or fatalities when they take place. In 2019, it was reported that 3,948 motorcycle accidents took place in Georgia. Out of these accidents, approximately 170 people were killed. Losing a loved one in a motorcycle crash is never easy to face. This is why speaking with an attorney who has handled these claims in the past is so crucial.
Families have the ability to seek justice from those who have caused their family harm in an accident. This means that you have the right to bring a wrongful death claim that can help you move forward after you have sustained the devastating loss of a loved one. There are many parties who could be successful in bringing a wrongful death claim, such as the following:
- Spouse of the deceased
- Children of the deceased
- Parents of the deceased
Losing somebody you love can leave you in the most difficult position. This is why you should speak with a Mableton wrongful death attorney that you can trust.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, we are here for you after you have lost somebody you love in a fatal motorcycle accident. We understand how devastating a fatal collision can be on both emotional and financial levels. We believe that you have every right to obtain the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact a motorcycle accident attorney in Mableton at (888) 579-1790 to find out what we can do for you.
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, 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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