Augusta, GA (February 26, 2023) – On Sunday night, February 26, a fatal motorcycle accident took place on a highway in Augusta.
According to Richmond County officials, the accident happened around 7 p.m. at the intersection of Wheeler Road and Wrightsboro Road. Police confirmed that a passenger vehicle was traveling in the area when it was involved in a collision with a motorcyclist due to reasons that are not entirely known. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the collision.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The motorcyclist, who has not yet been formally identified, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. Nobody else was hurt as a result of the collision.
The roadway was blocked in the eastbound lanes of traffic for some time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible so traffic could return to normal.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues. Police will update with new information as it becomes available.
We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken prematurely in this accident.
Motorcycle Accidents in Georgia
The roads in Georgia are used frequently by motorcyclists, more so than ever before. Because motorcyclists have no protection from harm, they are likely to become either seriously injured or killed in an accident. In 2019, it was reported that approximately 170 people were killed in fatal motorcycle accidents and many others were injured in Georgia. Regardless of how an accident takes place, it is important that you show that another party is to blame when you have lost someone you love in a motorcycle collision. Speaking with an attorney is in your best interests during these difficult times.
If this devastating thing has happened to you and your family, it is important to know that you have rights and options. While you are grieving the immense loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you are ever going to afford to pay the many bills that pile up against you. An attorney will have what it takes to help you get back on your feet financially so that you do not have to deal with the stress of a wrongful death claim on your own. If you have lost someone you love in an accident, you should speak with a compassionate Augusta motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, we are here to assist you after you have lost someone you love in a Georgia motorcycle accident. We will meticulously gather all of the important information that is needed to prove that another party is to blame for your accident, helping you navigate the complex legal system along the way. You may find that you are eligible for some of the following financial damages at this time:
- Medical expenses
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Lost income
- Pain and suffering
Please contact a motorcycle accident attorney in Augusta at (888) 579-1790 to find out what we can do for you.
Note: We have constructed this post using outside sources, including news bulletins and first-hand accounts from outside sources. The details concerning this accident have not been independently verified, so if you have identified false information, please inform us immediately. We will adjust the post to reflect accurate content.
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.
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