Hoschton, GA (January 2, 2021) – Law enforcement officials with the Georgia State Patrol were called to the scene of a fatal accident on a roadway in Hoschton.
The accident, according to police, took place at 4:20 p.m. on Saturday, January 1 on Dee Kennedy Road near Emperor Lane. A 20-year-old man from Dacula was headed southbound in his vehicle when he was suddenly struck from behind by a Ford F-150. This caused the Ford and the other vehicle to lose control. The passenger vehicle that was struck ran into a tree, which caused extensive damages.
Sources confirmed that multiple responders, including local paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help. The 20-year-old was pronounced dead at the hospital where he was taken with traumatic injuries. The driver of the Ford, identified as a 55-year-old man, was hospitalized with unknown injuries at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Charges are currently pending against the driver of the pickup truck. The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but police continue their investigation into the accident.
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 day in the state of Georgia due to negligent acts. In one week’s time, it is estimated that approximately 31 lives are lost due to fatal car accidents caused by others. Most wrongful death claims in Georgia stem from car accidents, which happen in the blink of an eye due to negligent acts. It is never easy to hold a party responsible for the immense harm that they have caused you and your family after the loss of a loved one. However, you have a variety of options during these difficult times. This is why you should always be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can rely on.
Many families wonder where they can turn after an accident and should have the assistance of a Hoschton car accident lawyer on their side. When a family or a dependent of a loved one has suffered from these losses, they have every right to move forward with a wrongful death claim. However, many rules apply to these cases and deadlines must be met as you move forward. Because Georgia wrongful death laws can sometimes be difficult to follow and understand, you should speak with a Hoschton wrongful death lawyer that you can trust.
Hoschton Wrongful Death Attorneys
If you have sustained losses due to losing a loved one, our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC will help you through this difficult time. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you should never have to worry about how you and your family will afford to pay losses that pile up against you. It is difficult to value the life of a loved one but you have many options with the help of an attorney on your side. Please contact an accident attorney in Hoschton 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.