Moultrie, GA (December 24, 2021) – A Tifton man died in a serious auto accident that happened Thursday night, December 23, in Colquitt County, per Georgia State Patrol (GSP) Post 12 in Thomasville.
Around 9:30 p.m., police were requested to respond to a two-vehicle wreck at the intersection of Georgia Highway 35 and Highway 133. Colquitt County deputies were pursuing the driver of a 2011 Kia Optima that was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of Highway 35 on Veterans Parkway.
Preliminary reports indicated that the Kia Optima’s driver entered into the intersection at Highway 133, hitting a 2017 Nissan Altima.
The driver of the Kia Optima, a 31-year-old Tifton man, suffered fatal injuries and died Friday morning.
The passenger in the Kia Optima also sustained serious injuries, as did the driver of the Nissan Altima. Both were hospitalized and remain at a local medical center in stable condition.
This crash is still under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents happen every hour of the day throughout the state of Georgia every year. Though many of these accidents are minor fender-benders, others are incredibly severe and even fatal in nature.
In just one week’s time in Georgia, approximately 31 lives are lost as a result of fatal accidents. These accidents happen due to many different reasons such as distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. Families often wonder where they can turn after they have lost someone they love in an accident. If you have sustained these losses, you should speak with an attorney that you can rely on.
The loss of a loved one can affect your life in a variety of ways. If you have sustained these immense losses, you should have the dedicated help of a Moultrie car accident attorney on your side. An attorney will be able to help you when it comes to many aspects of your claim.
As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. These immense losses can leave you in a difficult position and with questions that you may not be able to answer. You should be prepared to seek the dedicated help of a Moultrie wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
Moultrie Wrongful Death Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here for you after you have lost someone you love in a fatal accident. Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a fatal crash entirely on their own.
Our attorneys are well-versed in wrongful death claims and will help you move forward in your dire time of need. You should never have to stand alone after you have lost a loved one in an accident. Please contact an accident attorney in Lincolnton 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.