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August 8, 2022

Gillsville, GA – Rafael Sanchez Killed in Motorcycle Accident on Hwy 52

Gillsville, GA (August 8, 2022) – According to reports issued by Hall County deputies, a motorcycle accident took the life of one victim in Gillsville on Saturday morning, August 6. 

Police will the Hall County Sheriff’s Office reported that the crash happened around 2:15 a.m. on Highway 52. According to officials, a man was riding his motorcycle in the area when it was struck by a 2015 Ford Expedition due to reasons that are still under investigation. The motorcyclist was thrown from his motorcycle and onto the ground nearby. Police later discovered that the motorcyclist was leaving his driveway at the time of the crash. 

Fire crews, paramedics, and several other local responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The motorcyclist, who has since been identified as 44-year-old Rafael Sanchez, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. The driver of the vehicle, identified as 44-year-old Gregory Mauldin, sustained minor injuries and is expected to be okay. 

The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time as police worked to clear the scene. 

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

We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken as a result of this accident. 

Motorcycle Accidents in Georgia

Motorcyclists are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads in Georgia. Hundreds of people are killed as a result of these accidents every single year within the state. In just 2020 alone, in fact, it is estimated that over 179 people were killed in motorcycle accidents and many others were seriously injured. Losing a loved one in a motorcycle accident can come as a shocking surprise to you and your family. Luckily, you have many options as you move forward. 

The loss of a loved one can affect your life in many ways. If you have lost someone close to you in an accident, you should speak with a Gillsville motorcycle accident attorney who can help you along the way. As you are grieving the immense loss of your loved one, you should never have to worry about the many bills that keep piling up against you. It can be stressful to face both a motorcycle accident claim or a wrongful death claim. These claims can be entirely complex in nature. If you have lost someone close to you in an accident, you should speak with a Gillsville wrongful death attorney that you can trust. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to help you get back on your feet after losing someone you love in an accident. The legal process can be something that you are not used to and something that leaves you with many more questions instead of answers. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for some of the following aspects: 

  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Lost income and future lost wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Therapy costs

We are here to help you in your time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact a motorcycle accident attorney in Gillsville at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can help 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.