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May 3, 2022

Fairburn, GA – Two Killed in Fatal Crash at Jonesboro Rd & Bethsaida Rd 

Fairburn, GA (May 3, 2022) – Two people were killed in a fatal car accident at a Fairburn intersection on Tuesday afternoon, May 3. 

According to South Fulton officials, the accident happened after 3:30 p.m. at the intersection of Jonesboro Road and Bethsaida Road. Two vehicles, including a black sedan, entered the intersection at the same time when they forcefully collided with each other. Both vehicles were heavily damaged and were later towed from the scene. 

Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were immediately called to the scene to help those in need. Two people had to be extricated from their vehicles by fire crews, though it is not known if they were drivers or passengers. The victims were tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. 

Traffic was blocked in both directions at the intersection for several hours. Police urged those traveling through to find alternate routes. 

No further details have been provided but the investigation remains ongoing. 

Our deepest condolences are with the families of those who have lost loved ones in this accident. 

Fatal Accidents in Georgia

Losing a loved one is one of the most difficult things that a person could endure. However, this is the reality that many individuals face each year. Hundreds of families face these immense losses each year. It is estimated that five people per day, or 31 people a week, are killed in Georgia car accidents caused by reckless drivers. This means that there are approximately 1.53 fatalities out of every 100 million vehicle miles that drivers travel. This death rate is higher than the national average. Losing a loved one due to the negligence of a third party can be confusing and difficult to face. This is why families are urged to seek the help of an attorney in their time of need. 

Families often wonder where they can turn after a fatal collision. Having the help of a Fairburn car accident attorney on your side can help you move forward after you have suffered from these enormous losses. Other drivers are expected to pay close attention to the roads around them so that fatal accidents can be prevented. Still, they continue to happen each year due to the following reasons: 

  • Driver distractions
  • Intoxication due to alcohol or drugs
  • Traveling over the speed limit
  • Driving while fatigued

You and your family deserve every right to hold a responsible party liable for the loss of your loved one. This is why you should speak with a Fairburn wrongful death attorney immediately. 

Bringing a wrongful death claim can be a complex matter, especially knowing that many laws are at play. Because of this, our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here to assist you. You and your family have many rights and protections under Georgia law. We will stand by your side every step of the way as you work toward compensation for a variety of aspects. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Fairburn at (888) 688-1924 for the help that you and your family deserve 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.