Decatur, GA – Three Killed in Fatal Crash at Wesley Chapel Rd & Snapfinger Rd
Decatur, GA (March 4, 2022) – Three people were killed in a fatal crash that took place at an intersection in Decatur on Thursday night, March 3.
According to DeKalb County Police, the accident happened at the intersection of Wesley Chapel Road and Snapfinger Road. A passenger vehicle was traveling in the area when it allegedly entered the intersection, forcefully colliding with a van. The passenger vehicle immediately caught on fire after the collision.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. Two individuals were trapped inside the van and had to be removed by fire crews. The two victims were taken to local hospitals. Three individuals were also trapped inside the burning vehicle and were unable to be rescued. The three victims, who have not yet been identified, were all pronounced dead at the scene.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for a period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in Georgia
In 2020, the Georgia Department of Transportation reported that approximately 1,588 people were killed in fatal car accidents due to the reckless acts of others. These accidents happen in many areas but intersections are known for being some of the most common places. In just one recent year’s time, over 50% of injury and fatality accidents took place at intersections. The loss of a loved one can have a huge impact on every aspect of your life. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal accident, it is important that you speak with an attorney that you can rely on.
Wrongful deaths occur when lives are taken without justification. Families often wonder how they will move forward after they lost someone they love in a crash. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Many different parties are able to bring a wrongful death claim, including the following:
- Spouses of the loved one
If you have lost someone you love in a fatal accident, you have options. It is imperative that you speak with a dedicated Decatur wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Decatur Wrongful Death Attorneys
Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here to help you after you have lost someone you love in a fatal crash. We are dedicated to helping your family rebuild your lives after a loved one has been taken from you prematurely due to a car accident. We will stand by your side every step of the way after a fatal collision and help you work toward the compensation you deserve. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Decatur at (678) 832-0585 for more information on how we can assist you.
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