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August 31, 2022

Columbus, GA – Ronald Middlebrook Killed in Fatal Accident in Columbus

Columbus, GA (August 31, 2022) – A man was killed in a fatal car accident that took place in Columbus on Tuesday evening, August 30. 

According to Columbus officials, the accident happened in an unidentified area. Police confirmed that a man from Jacksonville was visiting the area and was in a vehicle being driven by his brother. Another vehicle traveling in the area struck their vehicle, which caused extensive damage to the involved vehicles. 

Several emergency responders, including Columbus paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. The Jacksonville man, identified as 79-year-old Ronald Middlebrook, was severely injured in the accident and taken to Piedmont Columbus Regional and was in the ICU. He was tragically pronounced dead there around 5:23 p.m. 

The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for a period of time. There are charges pending against the driver of the other vehicle. 

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident remains ongoing.

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

Fatal Accidents in Georgia

Georgia car accidents have been increasing on our roads throughout the state over recent years. In 2020, it was reported that a total of 331,000 car accidents took place within the state, with approximately 1,730 people losing their lives in these accidents. This means that an average of five people are killed every day as a result of these accidents. Car accidents leading to fatalities take place due to a wide array of reasons, including the following: 

  • Distracted driving
  • Drunk or drugged driving
  • Speeding
  • Falling asleep behind the wheel

If you have lost someone close to you in an accident, you and your family should speak with an attorney that you can trust. 

Losing somebody close to you in an accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. As you are grieving the immense loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you are going to afford to keep up with the bills that pile up against you. Dealing with these losses can leave you in one of the most difficult positions of your life. You should never have to deal with the stressful aftermath of a fatal collision entirely on your own. Working with a Columbus wrongful death attorney is in your best interests during these difficult times. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here for you after you have lost someone you love in a fatal collision. We believe that you should never have to worry about the aftermath of a fatal collision on your own. Having an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected and all of your burning questions are being answered. You should never have to worry about these aspects entirely on your own. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of financial damages. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Columbus at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options are available for 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.