Fort Oglethorpe, GA (November 30, 2022) – A man was killed in a fatal motorcycle accident that took place on the evening of Tuesday, November 29, in Fort Oglethorpe.
According to Georgia State Patrol, the accident happened at 8:45 p.m. at 2847 Battlefield Parkway. Police confirmed that a motorcyclist was traveling on his Harley Davidson on the highway when he was suddenly struck in the rear by a pickup truck that was later identified as a Ford F-250. After the accident, the driver of the pickup truck fled the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The motorcyclist, who has since been identified as a 51-year-old man, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries caused by the accident.
Police searched for the driver of the pickup truck and found him within several hours of the accident. They have not formally released the identity of the suspect or their charges at this time.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We offer our warmest thoughts and condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was lost in this collision.
Motorcycle Accidents in Georgia
Motorcyclists are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads when it comes to collisions. This is due to the fact that motorcyclists have no protection from harm in the event of an accident, aside from the helmet on their head in most cases. The number of motorcycle accidents and, ultimately, fatalities are rising on our roads throughout Georgia and beyond. In 2019, it was reported that approximately 170 people were killed in fatal motorcycle accidents, and many others were injured. If you have lost somebody you love in a motorcycle crash, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney that you can trust in your time of need.
The aftermath of a motorcycle accident is never an easy thing to face on your own. Luckily, with the help of a Fort Oglethorpe motorcycle accident attorney, you can move forward knowing that your rights are being protected after an accident. As you are grieving such immense losses, you should not have to worry about how you are going to afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Facing both a motorcycle accident claim and a wrongful death claim can be emotionally taxing for your family. This is why it is imperative that you seek assistance from a Fort Oglethorpe wrongful death attorney that you can rely on.
Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, are here for you after your life has been affected by a fatal motorcycle crash. As you are grieving your loved one’s death, our attorneys will compassionately assist you so that you do not have to worry about any of the legal aspects concerning your claim. We will seek justice against parties who caused your loved one harm and stand up to the insurance companies on your behalf. You should never have to stand alone after a fatal accident. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Fort Oglethorpe that you can trust at (888) 579-1790.
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.