Monroe, GA (May 4, 2021) – On Tuesday morning, May 4, a man was killed in a fatal head-on collision on a roadway in Monroe.
According to the Georgia State Patrol, the accident happened on GA-138 around the area of the Alcovy River Bridge. Police confirmed that a grey Jeep Cherokee was traveling east on the highway near the bridge when the 57-year-old male driver struck a Ford Mustang head-on.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. A 31-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Cherokee was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries.
The driver of the Cherokee is currently facing charges.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in Georgia
Fatal accidents happen every single week in the state of Georgia. In just one week’s time, in fact, it is estimated that approximately 31 lives are lost due to these collisions. These accidents take on many different forms but head-on collisions are some of the most severe. In just one recent year’s time, approximately 2% of car accidents were head-on collisions. Out of these accidents, approximately 10% led to fatalities. If you have lost a loved one, you may wonder what options you have moving forward.
Families sometimes wonder where they can turn after they have suffered the enormous loss of a loved one due to an accident. As you grieve the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. If you have suffered these tragic losses, you will likely be left with a wide array of questions that you cannot answer on your own. Following a fatal Georgia car accident, you may wonder how you will be able to move forward. You should prepare to speak with a Georgia wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you after you have lost someone you love in a fatal accident. We believe that you have many options under Georgia law and should have a knowledgeable attorney on your side every step of the way. If you have lost somebody close to you, we will stand by your side. Please do not hesitate to contact a Georgia accident attorney at (888) 579-1790 to find out what options are available for 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.