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June 5, 2022

Dawson, GA – One Killed in Fatal Car Accident on Betty Wise Rd 

Dawson, GA (June 5, 2022) – Before 10 p.m. on Saturday night, June 4, one person lost their life in a fatal car accident that happened in Dawson. 

According to Terrell County officials, the accident happened on Betty Wise Road. A driver was traveling in the area when the driver lost control due to unknown reasons. Their vehicle went off the side of the road on the right shoulder and then struck a tree forcefully before it came to a stop. The vehicle sustained severe front-end damages as a result of the crash. 

Paramedics and several other local responders were called to the scene to help those in need. There was a total of three people inside the vehicle at the time of the crash. One person, who has not yet been identified, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. Another victim was flown to the hospital for treatment, though their condition is not known at this time. 

The roadway was blocked in one or more lanes of traffic for some time following the collision. 

No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident remains ongoing. 

We offer our condolences to the family and friends of the deceased victim. We also hope that the involved injured party will receive a speedy recovery. 

Fatal Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents happen every day throughout Georgia, some of which are minor and others that are incredibly severe in nature. In just 2020 alone, it was reported that 1,588 fatal car accidents took place in Georgia, with 1,730 people losing their lives in these horrific accidents. Though fatal car accidents can happen due to many reasons, some of the most common include: 

  • Driver distractions
  • Drunk driving
  • Speeding
  • Drowsy driving

If you have lost someone close to you in a fatal collision, we will stand by your side. You should speak with a legal advocate as soon as possible. 

Losing somebody you love in a fatal collision can affect your life in a variety of ways. This is why you should speak with a Dawson car accident attorney who has handled wrongful death claims in the past. As you are grieving the enormous loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You should never have to focus on these stressful aspects entirely on your own. This is why you should have the assistance of a Dawson wrongful death attorney on your side. 

Our experienced and knowledgeable attorneys at Monge & Associates are here to help you get back on your feet after a fatal collision. It is true that no amount of money can bring back a loved one after an accident. However, it can help you get back on your feet on a financial level. Our attorneys will ensure that your rights are being protected as you work toward the compensation that you deserve. We are here for you when you need us the most. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Dawson at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options you have. 

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.