Augusta, GA (December 29, 2021) – Police confirmed that a fatal head-on collision occurred on a roadway in Augusta on Wednesday, December 29.
Officials with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office reported that the collision happened at 5:46 p.m. at 1500 Troupe Street near the area of Kissingbower Road. Two vehicles were allegedly headed in different directions in the area when one lost control, traveling into the other lane of traffic. This caused the vehicles to collide head-on with each other, leading to extensive damages.
Numerous responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to assist those involved in the accident. A 42-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. The other driver involved in the accident sustained minor injuries but is expected to recover.
Due to the severity of the accident, a large portion of the roadway was blocked for a period of time.
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
Many families are faced with the reality of losing a loved one in a car accident each year. Every week, it is estimated that approximately 31 lives are lost due to car accidents in Georgia. The unfortunate reality is that many of these accidents can be prevented. Facing the aftermath of a fatal accident can be a complicated thing. Many individuals involved in an accident may dispute the circumstances of the accident, especially if the collision was a head-on collision. It is not always easy to show that another party is at fault for the accident and who wrongfully crossed the line on the roadway. If you have sustained these immense losses, you and your family should have the assistance of an attorney on your side.
Protecting the rights of a loved one is of utmost importance when it comes to a wrongful death claim. You should always have the assistance of a legal team that has handled these types of claims in the past and can help you achieve compensation for a wide array of aspects. With a team of medical experts, reconstruction experts, and more, an attorney will hold a party accountable for the harm that they have caused you and your family. Losing a loved one is never an easy thing to face. This is why you should be prepared to speak with an Augusta wrongful death attorney as soon as possible.
Augusta Wrongful Death Attorneys
Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here when it comes to all aspects of your wrongful death claim, especially if you have never handled one in the past. The rights of your loved one whose life has been lost in an accident should be protected at all costs. Our attorneys are well-versed in accident laws and will help you achieve the compensation that you and your family deserve. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Augusta at (888) 579-1790 for more information on your available options.
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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.