Coweta Co, GA – Toby Bowden Struck & Killed in Vehicle Crash on I-85 at MM 40

Coweta Co, GA - Toby Bowden Struck & Killed in Vehicle Crash on I-85 at MM 40

Coweta Co, GA (March 15, 2023) – On Wednesday morning, authorities say a tow truck driver died in an accident on the northbound side of Interstate 85 near mile marker 40 in Coweta County.

On Wednesday morning at 7:00 a.m., Toby Bowden, 49, was cleaning up a wreck with emergency services, according to Georgia State Troopers. The accident occurred when a car traveling too fast for conditions swerved to avoid fire engines and flipped over, striking Bowden.

Despite life-saving measures attempted by EMTs, Bowden was pronounced dead at the scene.

A deputy was also hurt in the incident but is expected to survive.

Law enforcement officials apprehended the suspect driver involved. The adult male suspect is charged with vehicular homicide and driving under the influence, among other charges.

An investigation remains ongoing in the interim.

Our deepest condolences go out to the family of Toby Bowden. Our thoughts are with all injured victims in hopes of their full recovery.

Fatal Vehicle Accidents in Georgia

Coweta Co, GA - Toby Bowden Struck & Killed in Vehicle Crash on I-85 at MM 40In recent years, there has been an increase in the frequency and severity of vehicle accidents, with some resulting in major injuries and others in fatalities. More than 1,588 fatal vehicle accidents occurred in Georgia in a single year, resulting in the deaths of more than 1,730 people.

The majority of deadly automobile accidents may be avoided if drivers pay attentive attention to their surroundings. If you and your family have lost a loved one in an accident, you may question where to turn. It is crucial that you consult with an attorney immediately after a catastrophic accident.

It is difficult to go through life without experiencing the loss of a loved one. But, we never anticipate a vehicle collision to occur so fast. With the untimely loss of a family member in a deadly accident, you may experience devastation and isolation. When you are suffering such enormous losses, you should not have to worry about how to pay your mounting obligations. The nature of wrongful death cases may be quite intricate.

Needless to say, in the case of one of these devastating losses, you should consult with a trustworthy Midway wrongful death attorney.

After a deadly accident, our lawyers at Monge & Associates are ready to defend your rights. We recognize that you may endure grief and suffering for some time after sustaining these losses. Our lawyers are committed to assisting you in pursuing the recompense you deserve in your time of urgent need. You should not be required to stand alone after a catastrophic accident. Please call an Atlanta-area wrongful death lawyer at (888) 688-1924 to learn more about what we can do for you.

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