Americus, GA (November 3, 2021) – At 1:20 p.m. on the afternoon of Wednesday, November 3, a fatal crash occurred at an intersection in Americus.
According to Sumter County officials, the accident happened at the intersection of GA-30 and A-153. A driver of a Jeep Patriot was traveling north while a Cadillac ATS-V was traveling west. The driver of the Jeep Patriot entered the intersection, which is when it collided with the driver’s side of the Cadillac. It is believed that the driver of the Jeep failed to stop at the stop sign in the area.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the Cadillac, identified as an adult female from Americus, was pronounced dead at the scene. The adult male passenger in the Cadillac was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
The driver of the Jeep, identified as an adult woman, and her passenger, were both taken to local hospitals for treatment as well. Their conditions are not known at this time.
All lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police urged those in the area to use alternate routes.
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
Car accidents happen every hour of the day throughout the state of Georgia. These accidents lead to serious injuries at times, and on other occasions, they lead to fatal results. In one week’s time, over 31 lives are lost as a result of fatal car accidents and many others are injured. These accidents happen in many areas but intersections are known for being some of the most dangerous places. In one recent year in the U.S., over 2.5 million intersection accidents occur due to the reckless acts of others. If you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident, you have a variety of options and should have the dedicated help of an attorney on your side.
Losing a loved one in a fatal accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. Because of this, you should have the help of an Americus car accident lawyer who has your best interests in mind. An attorney will be able to help you with 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. If you have suffered these losses, you should speak with an Americus wrongful death attorney that you can rely on.
Americus Wrongful Death Attorneys
If you have lost someone you love in a fatal accident, our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. Please contact an accident attorney in Americus at (888) 579-1790 for the help you deserve.
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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.