Athens, GA (September 2, 2021) – Around 7:19 a.m. on Wednesday morning, September 1, a driver was killed in a fatal rollover accident in Athens.
According to police, the accident happened on Milledge Avenue around the area of the GA Outer Loop 10. A Tahoe and a Taurus were allegedly traveling in the area when they collided with each other forcefully due to unknown reasons. The Tahoe overturned and came to a rest. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged as a result.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately called to the scene. The driver of the Tahoe, identified as a 50-year-old woman, was pronounced dead at the scene due to severe injuries. The driver of the Taurus was injured and hospitalized.
Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked in the area for a period of time as police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in Georgia
Lives are lost every single day in Georgia due to the recklessness of others in car accidents. In just one week’s time, it is estimated that approximately 31 lives were lost in fatal accidents due to the outright reckless acts of others. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye within the state even though they can typically be prevented when drivers take special precautions. It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one whose life has been taken prematurely in a fatal accident. If you have suffered immense losses due to a fatal collision, you should have the help of an attorney on your side.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a fatal accident on their own. If you have suffered due to these severe losses, you should have the help of an Athens car accident lawyer on your side. While you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Facing these losses can leave you with a wide array of questions that you will likely not be able to answer on your own. You should be prepared to speak with an Athens wrongful death attorney as soon as possible after an accident.
Athens Car Accident Attorneys
Because it can be difficult to face the loss of a loved one in an accident, our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you move forward. We believe that you have many rights and options under Georgia law. Our attorneys will help you work toward results when it comes to your claim. We will help you achieve compensation for aspects such as medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. If you have lost a loved one in an accident, we are here for you. Please contact an accident attorney in Athens at (888) 579-1790 for more information on 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.