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July 23, 2022

Atlanta, GA – Fatal Accident at James P Brawley Dr & Orr St Intersection

Atlanta, GA (July 23, 2022) – Two people were killed in a fatal car accident that took place at an intersection in Atlanta on Saturday, July 23. 

Atlanta Police Department officials confirmed that a car accident happened in the morning hours at 1:45 a.m. When they arrived at the scene, they found that at least two vehicles collided at the intersection of James P. Brawley Drive and Orr Street. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged as a result of the collision. 

Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One person inside one of the vehicles, who has not yet been identified, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. A second victim was rushed to the hospital for treatment of critical injuries. 

The roadway was blocked at the intersection for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible. 

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time. 

We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken in this collision. 

Fatal Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents happen every hour of the day throughout the state of Georgia. These accidents have actually been increasing on our roads over recent years. In 2020, it was reported that approximately 331,000 car accidents took place in Georgia, taking the lives of 1,730 individuals. Fatal accidents happen in many different areas but intersections are known for being some of the most common places. In one recent year’s time in the U.S., over 50% of injury and fatality accidents took place at intersections. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal accident, it is important that you speak with an attorney that you can rely on. 

Facing the aftermath of a car accident can be a difficult thing to endure. You may be left with a wide array of questions that only an Atlanta car accident lawyer can answer. As you are grieving the loss of your loved one, you may be left wondering how you will keep up with the bills that pile up against you. There are many parties who may be eligible to bring a wrongful death claim, including the following: 

  • Children of the deceased
  • Parents of the deceased
  • Spouse of the deceased
  • Personal representative of the estate

If you have lost someone close to you in an accident, you should speak with an Atlanta wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here to help you after you have lost someone you love in a fatal accident. We understand how overwhelming a fatal car accident can be on emotional and financial levels. Our attorneys can assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. We are here for you in your dire time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can help you in your dire time of need. 

Note: Our writers used secondary sources when creating this accident news post. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this accident, therefore, if there is any information that is incorrect, contact Monge & Associates immediately. We will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  We will remove a post if requested. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene described in this post.