Douglasville, GA – One Killed in Fatal Car Accident in WB Lanes of I-20

1/23 Douglasville, GA – One Killed in Fatal Car Accident in WB Lanes of I-20

Douglasville, GA (January 23, 2023) – Around 6 a.m. on the morning of Monday, January 23, one person lost their life in a fatal car accident in Douglasville. 

According to the Douglasville Police Department, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of I-20 around the area of Fairburn Road. Police confirmed that two vehicles were traveling on the highway in the area when they were involved in a sudden collision due to reasons that are not fully known. The involved vehicles were badly damaged and had to be towed from the scene. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One person, who has not yet been identified, sustained traumatic injuries and was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. It is not known if anyone else was hurt as a result of the collision. 

All westbound lanes of traffic were blocked in the early morning hours as police worked to clear the scene. This led to delays until the scene was fully cleared. 

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

We offer our warmest sympathies and condolences to the family and friends of the victim who lost their life in this accident. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Though car accidents can typically be prevented on our roads, they continue to happen and cause serious harm every year in Georgia. Though many car accidents are fender-benders, others are incredibly severe and even take the lives of those involved. In just 2020 alone, it was reported that over 1,730 people were killed in fatal car accidents due to the reckless acts of others. It is never easy to learn that someone you love has been taken from you due to a fatal car accident. If you have sustained these immense losses, you and your family should speak with an attorney as soon as possible. 

There are many challenges that you may face after losing a loved one in a fatal car accident. As you are grieving your losses, you should not have to worry about how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You may have a variety of questions concerning how you can hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you. You should be prepared to speak with a dedicated and knowledgeable Douglasville wrongful death attorney as you move forward with a wrongful death claim. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here to help you and your family after you have lost somebody you love in a fatal accident. We will provide you with the resources that you need to move forward with a successful claim so that you do not have to worry about the stress of an accident on your own. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for some of the following aspects: 

  • Medical expenses
  • Lost income
  • Pain and suffering
  • Funeral and burial costs

You should not have to face the aftermath of a complex wrongful death claim on your own. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Douglasville at (888) 688-1924 to find out what we can do 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.

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