Monroe, GA (May 7, 2023) – A motorcyclist was killed in a fatal motorcycle accident that happened on a major roadway in Monroe on Saturday afternoon, May 6.
According to Walton County Police and Georgia State Patrol officials, the accident happened around 3 p.m. on GA-11 around the area of Mountain Creek Church Road. Police confirmed that a motorcyclist was traveling south on the highway on a green motorcycle while approaching a private driveway. At that time, a driver in a Black Buick Lacrosse attempted to make a left turn out of the driveway, striking the motorcyclist. Their motorcycle ran into the driver’s side door of the vehicle, leading to severe damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders in Monroe were dispatched to the scene. The motorcyclist, who has not yet been formally identified, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. Nobody else received injuries as a result of the collision.
Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked in all but one lane for several hours. Police quickly worked to clear the scene 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 would like to offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken in this accident.
Motorcycle Accidents in Georgia
Motorcycle accidents have been on the rise in Georgia, even though drivers are expected to pay close attention to the roads around them to keep these drivers safe from harm. In 2021, it was reported that approximately 4,200 motorcycle accidents took place in Georgia. Out of these accidents, about 2,700 led to injuries and 150 people lost their lives. Losing a loved one in a motorcycle accident can turn your life upside-down. If you have sustained these enormous losses, you and your family have options.
Motorcycle accidents are often deadly due to the fact that motorcyclists face large amounts of exposure when an accident occurs and they are thrown onto the ground. If they do not sustain serious injuries like traumatic brain trauma or spinal cord damage, they are likely to lose their lives within seconds. Losing a loved one in a fatal collision can leave you and your family with extensive grief, which means that you should not have to handle a claim on your own. Speaking with a dedicated Monroe wrongful death attorney is in your best interests in your dire time of need.
Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are dedicated to protecting all of your rights after you and your family have lost a loved one in a fatal crash. We believe in assisting you and your family in many ways so that you do not have to worry about the stressful aftermath of a claim alone. We will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects at this time. These include some of the following damages:
- Medical expenses your loved one incurred
- Lost income and future lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Funeral and burial expenses
Please contact a motorcycle accident attorney in Monroe at (888) 579-1790 to find out what we can do to help you in your time of need.
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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