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October 10, 2022

Douglasville, GA – Daniel Cardenas Killed in Motorcycle Crash on S Burnt Hickory Rd 

Douglasville, GA (October 10, 2022) – Around 10:24 p.m. on Saturday night, October 8, a man was killed in a fatal motorcycle accident in Douglasville. 

According to Douglas County officials, the accident happened at the intersection of South Burnt Hickory Road and Newman Ellis Road. Police confirmed that a motorcyclist was traveling south on South Burnt Hickory while a GMC Yukon was headed north. The Yukon started to make a left turn when it collided with the motorcyclist. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other Douglasville responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The motorcyclist, identified as 22-year-old Daniel Cardenas, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. One other party was rushed to the hospital and also pronounced dead. He has since been identified as 53-year-old Robert Young. 

The area was blocked near the intersection for an extended period of time as police worked to clear the scene. 

No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims whose lives were taken in this accident. 

Motorcycle Accidents in Georgia

Motorcyclists deserve to feel like they have protections on our roads. This is due to the fact that, in the event of an accident, a motorcyclist could be severely injured or even killed when an accident occurs. Hundreds of lives are lost every year in Georgia motorcycle accidents each year. In just 2019, it was reported that 170 people were killed in fatal motorcycle accidents due to the negligence of others. If you have sustained the loss of a loved one in a motorcycle accident, you may wonder where you can turn. You should speak with a dedicated legal advocate that you can trust during these challenging times. 

Facing the loss of a loved one does not come easily. Wrongful death claims can be entirely complex, which is why you may need the help of a Douglasville motorcycle accident attorney on your side who has handled these claims in the past. As you grieve the 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 deal with the stressful and complicated aftermath of a motorcycle accident on your own. It is important that you speak with a Douglasville wrongful death attorney as soon as possible after you have lost someone close to you. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here for you after you have lost someone you love in a fatal motorcycle accident. Our attorneys are well-versed in Georgia accident laws and have experience protecting the rights of those who have lost loved ones in fatal accidents. We will help you work toward compensation for some of the following aspects: 

  • Medical bills
  • Lost income and future loss of income
  • Pain and suffering
  • Funeral and burial costs
  • Loss of companionship and consortium

Please do not hesitate to contact a motorcycle accident attorney in Douglasville at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options you have at this time. 

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.