Augusta, GA (January 9, 2023) – On Sunday night, January 8, a woman was killed in a fatal car accident that took place on a highway in Augusta.
According to Richmond County officials, the accident happened before 8 p.m. at the intersection of Gordon Highway and Jimmie Dyess Parkway. Police confirmed that at least two vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided at the intersection due to reasons that are not yet known. The accident led to extensive damages.
Several local responders, including Augusta paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One of the involved drivers, identified as 43-year-old Sabrina Molina from Graniteville, was rushed to Doctors Hospital with severe injuries. She was tragically pronounced deceased around 8 p.m. while there.
Several westbound lanes of traffic were blocked as police worked to clear the scene following the accident. This led to extensive delays for some time.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the collision remains ongoing.
We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was lost prematurely in this accident.
Fatal Accidents in Georgia
It can be a scary time in your life when you have been involved in a car accident. Losing a loved one is a reality that far too many individuals face each year in the state of Georgia. In just 2020 alone, in fact, the Georgia Department of Transportation estimated that over 1,730 people were killed in 1,588 fatal car accidents. There are many reasons for car accidents on our roads in the state of Georgia, such as the following:
- Distracted driving
- Drunk or drugged driving
- Falling asleep behind the wheel
- Traveling over the speed limit
If you have lost someone you love in a fatal crash, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney that you can trust.
Losing somebody close to you in a fatal collision can be a life-altering event that you are not prepared for. As you and your family are grieving such immense losses, you may be faced with the reality of financial aspects that pile up against you. It can be stressful to deal with the aftermath of a fatal accident and you may be left with a wide array of questions that you cannot answer on your own. This is why you should speak with a knowledgeable and compassionate Augusta wrongful death attorney that you can trust in your time of need.
Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here to assist you after you have lost somebody you love in a fatal accident. 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 believe that you may be eligible for a wide array of financial damages after you have lost a loved one in an accident. You should never have to face the loss of a loved one in a fatal accident. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Augusta at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options you have during these difficult times.
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.
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