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June 20, 2022

Ball Ground, GA – Two Killed and Several Injured in Car Crash on Yellow Creek Rd 

Ball Ground, GA (June 20, 2022) – Two people were killed in a fatal car accident that took place on a roadway in Ball Ground on Sunday afternoon, June 19. 

According to Cherokee County officials, the accident happened around 4:30 p.m. on Yellow Creek Road. Police confirmed that a driver was headed south in a Ford F-250 when the vehicle left the roadway due to reasons that are not yet known. The vehicle slammed into a tree, which caused extensive damage to the passenger’s side. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were rushed to the scene. The front right passenger, as well as a rear-seat passenger, were tragically pronounced dead at the scene. The parties have since been identified as 71-year-old Eric Nuzie and 66-year-old Karen Nuzie. Am 11-year-old male passenger was seriously injured and rushed to a local hospital by medical helicopter. Two other adults in the vehicle were also seriously injured and hospitalized. Police confirmed that the unidentified driver received minor injuries. 

The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time after the accident. 

No further details have been released at this time. Police will update with more information as it becomes available. 

We offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims. Our thoughts go out to the parties injured in this accident. 

Fatal Accidents in Georgia

Major vehicle accidents have become prevalent on our roads in the state of Georgia over recent years. Though many of these accidents will lead to injuries, others are incredibly severe and take the lives of those involved. In 2020, it was estimated that approximately 1,730 people were killed in fatal accidents within the state. The truth is, these accidents can typically be prevented when drivers are paying close attention to the roads around them. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal collision, you should have the assistance of an attorney on your side who can help you. 

The loss of a loved one can leave you in a difficult position that you are not prepared to face. If you have sustained these immense losses, it is important that you speak with a Ball Ground car accident attorney who has your best interests in mind. Facing a wrongful death claim is never an easy thing to do. As you are grieving the immense loss of a loved one, you should never have to worry about the bills that pile up. It is crucial that you speak with a Ball Ground wrongful death attorney.

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here to stand by your side as you work toward results following a fatal accident. We understand how overwhelming a fatal crash can be on both emotional and financial levels. Our attorneys will help you obtain the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of losses, including the following: 

  • Medical bills
  • Funeral and burial costs
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of companionship

We are here for you in your time of need. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Ball Ground at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can help you. 

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.