Statesboro, GA (October 27, 2021) – Around midnight on Saturday night, October 23, a fatal head-on collision caused by a wrong-way driver occurred in Statesboro.
According to Georgia State Patrol officials, one man was killed after a car traveling the wrong way down Highway 67 near Statesboro on Saturday night crashed head-on into another car full of teenagers.
GSP added that the crash happened just after 11:30 p.m. near mile marker 12.
GSP said two men were in the vehicle that caused the accident. Their car also caught fire after the crash, and the passenger in the car, a 22-year-old man, was pronounced dead by EMS.
Three of the teenagers in the other vehicle were transported to a nearby hospital with minor injuries, according to GSP. They are expected to recover, however.
A fourth teen in the car did not suffer injuries.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
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 Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents happen every single year in Georgia due to the negligence of others. Though many of these accidents are minor in nature, others are incredibly severe and life-altering. In fact, many lives are taken every single year due to the recklessness of others. In just one week’s time, over 31 lives are lost due to fatal accidents in the state of Georgia. These accidents take on many forms but head-on collisions are some of the most severe.
In one recent year’s time, over 2% of car accidents were deemed head-on collisions, with many of these leading to extensive harm. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal accident, you have a variety of options. It is important that you speak with a dedicated attorney that you can trust at this time.
Losing somebody close to you in a fatal crash can affect your life in many ways. Because of this, you should speak with a Statesboro car accident attorney who can help you along the way. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up. Nobody is ever fully prepared to face these losses on their own. You should speak with a Statesboro wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
Statesboro Wrongful Death Attorneys
If you have lost someone you love in a fatal crash, our skilled attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here for you. We understand how overwhelming it can be to face these enormous losses on your own. Our attorneys are well-versed in Georgia accident laws and will help you move forward in your dire time of need.
We believe that you should never have to stand alone after you have lost somebody closest to you. Speaking with an attorney can help you through this difficult time in your life. Please contact an accident attorney in Statesboro at (888) 579-1790 for more information on how we can assist 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.