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March 4, 2022

Gainesville, GA – Fatal Car Accident Involving Deputy at Dawsonville Hwy & Nix Dr

Gainesville, GA (March 4, 2022) – One person was killed in a fatal car accident that took place at an intersection in Gainesville on Thursday morning, March 3. 

According to Hall County Sheriff’s Office deputies, the collision happened around 10:30 a.m. at the intersection of Dawsonville Highway and Nix Drive. An off-duty deputy was driving his marked patrol vehicle in the area when it collided with another vehicle due to reasons that are not yet known. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged as a result. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One person, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene. Another person was injured in the accident. It is not known if the deputy was hurt in the accident. 

Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked at the intersection for a period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene. 

Police confirmed that the deputy was fired but have not said if any charges were announced. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues. 

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

Hundreds of lives are taken every month in the state of Georgia due to the negligence of others. According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, approximately 1,588 people were killed in fatal car accidents in 2020. Though these accidents can happen virtually anywhere, intersections are known for being some of the most common places for fatal accidents. Losing somebody you love in a fatal car accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. If you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident, it is important that you speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind. 

Families often wonder where they can turn after they have sustained the loss of a loved one in an accident. If you have lost someone close to you, you should have the assistance of a Gainesville car 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 worry about these aspects on your own. This is why it is vital that you speak with a Gainesville wrongful death attorney in your time of need. 

Gainesville Wrongful Death Attorneys

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here to help you move forward after you have lost someone you love in a fatal collision. Our attorneys are available to help you move forward after you have sustained these enormous losses. We will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects, including the following: 

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

You have options after you have lost someone close to you in a car accident. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Gainesville at (678) 832-0585 to find out how we can help you in your time of need. 

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.