Carrollton, GA (May 23, 2022) – One victim lost their life in a fatal two-vehicle collision that took place at an intersection in Carrollton on Sunday evening, May 22.
According to authorities, the accident happened around 7:49 p.m. at the intersection of GA-166 and Maple Street. Two vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided with each other due to reasons that are not yet known. The involved vehicles were extensively damaged as a result of the accident.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One person, who has not yet been identified, was pulled from their vehicle with traumatic injuries. They were tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to their injuries.
Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked at the intersection for a period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene so traffic was able to continue in the area.
Georgia State Patrol officials continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident at this time.
We offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim whose life was taken in this horrific accident.
Fatal Accidents in Georgia
In 2020, the Georgia Department of Transportation estimated that there were 331,000 crashes throughout the state. Out of these, over 1,730 people lost their lives. This deadly trend has been increasing steadily over the years as more and more fatal accidents occur. Deadly car accidents happen due to a wide array of reasons, including the following:
- Driver distractions such as radio use and texting and driving
- Drunk driving causes by alcohol and drug use
- Fatigued driving
The death of a loved one can be incredibly heartbreaking and impactful on every aspect of your life. On top of this, you now have to worry about the legal system as you work toward results. This is why it is crucial that you speak with an attorney that you can trust.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the loss of a loved one whose life has been taken prematurely in a fatal accident. On top of the emotional strain that you and your family are facing as you grieve your losses, you are likely struggling on financial levels as well. The bills tend to pile up when a loved one has been taken from you prematurely due to an accident. You should never have to face this stress on your own, which is why having the assistance of a Carrollton wrongful death attorney is so important.
Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you get back on your feet after you have lost a loved one in a fatal car accident. Wrongful death claims are one of the most complex claims that a person could possibly endure, as they involve many types of laws. On top of this, you will need precise evidence and will need to meet strict deadlines. This is why it is crucial that you speak with an attorney who has handled these claims in the past. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Carrollton at (888) 579-1790 to find out what we can do for you in your time of need.
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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.