Holly Springs, GA – One Killed in Fatal Accident on I-575
Last updated Tuesday, February 14th, 2023
Holly Springs, GA (February 13, 2023) – One person was killed in a fatal accident that took place on a highway in Holly Springs on the afternoon of Monday, February 13.
According to Cherokee County officials, the accident happened before 3 p.m. in the northbound lanes of I-575 around the area of exit 14. Police confirmed that several vehicles were involved in a collision due to reasons that are not yet known, sustaining severe damages. Police claim that a United States Postal Service truck was on the back of a tow truck, but it is not known if the vehicle was involved in the collision.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One person, who has not yet been formally identified, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. It is not known if any other parties sustained injuries as a result of the collision.
The roadway was blocked in nearly all lanes of traffic for some time. Police urged those traveling in the area to use Highway 5 as an alternate route.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision remains ongoing.
We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken as a result of this collision.
Fatal Accidents in Georgia
Hundreds of thousands of car accidents take place in the state of Georgia every year. Though many of these collisions will ultimately lead to injuries, others are more severe and take the lives of those involved. In just 2020, it was reported that an astounding 1,730 people were killed in fatal car accidents within the state. In the blink of an eye, a life could be lost due to a fatal collision. If you have lost someone you love in an accident, you and your family should speak with an attorney as soon as possible.
It is never easy to move forward with a wrongful death claim, especially knowing that these claims are governed by many laws. After you and your family have sustained the loss of a loved one, you should only have to worry about grieving these immense losses. Unfortunately, the bills may threaten to pile up against you during these difficult times. This is why you should seek the help of a Holly Springs wrongful death attorney soon after a fatal accident.
Our attorneys at Monge & Associates have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in fatal car accidents over the years. It is true that most fatal accidents can be avoided but continue to happen due to the recklessness of others. We hope to help you protect your rights and hold parties liable for the loss of your loved one. We will help you work toward the compensation you need to cover some of the following aspects:
- Medical expenses
- Lost income and future lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Funeral and burial expenses
Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Holly Springs at (888) 688-1924 for more information on how we can assist 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.
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