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March 29, 2022

Jefferson, GA – Austin Walker Killed in Motorcycle Crash on Horace Head Rd 

Jefferson, GA (March 29, 2022) – Around 5:16 p.m. on the evening of Monday, March 28, a man was killed in a fatal motorcycle crash in Jefferson. 

According to Georgia State Patrol officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Horace Head Road and Dry Pond Road. Police confirmed that 17-year-old Antonia Pittman was driving a Chevrolet Blazer near the intersection. She was stopped and was attempting to make a left turn onto Dry Pond Road. She failed to yield and entered the path of a motorcyclist identified as 23-year-old Austin Walker, causing them to collide with each other. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local Jefferson responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. Walker sustained serious injuries in the collision and was rushed to a local hospital. He was tragically pronounced dead while there. The other driver was not hurt. 

The roadway was blocked at the intersection for a period of time until police cleared the scene. Police confirmed that charges are pending against the Chevrolet driver. 

No further details have been released. The investigation into the accident remains ongoing. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. 

Motorcycle Accidents in Georgia

Motorcycle accidents are known for being some of the most severe accidents that happen in Georgia. This is due to the fact that motorcyclists do not have many protections from harm in the event of an accident with any type of larger vehicle. Many people are injured and even killed in motorcycle accidents each year. In 2017 alone, it is estimated that approximately 139 people were killed in fatal motorcycle accidents in Georgia. The loss of a loved one in a motorcycle crash can affect your life in a variety of ways. Because of this, you should speak with a skilled attorney that you can trust in your time of need. 

Losing somebody close to you in a motorcycle accident can leave you feeling alone and confused. Because of this, you and your family should seek the help of a Jefferson motorcycle accident attorney who has your best interests in mind. An attorney will be able to help you when it comes to many aspects of your case. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. If you have sustained these losses, speaking with a Jefferson wrongful death attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected. 

Jefferson Motorcycle Accident Attorneys

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to help you move forward after a motorcycle accident that has taken a life. We understand how overwhelming one of these accidents can be and offer our help and resources along the way. Having the help of an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected as you navigate the Georgia legal system for the first time. We are here when you need us the most. Please do not hesitate to contact a motorcycle accident attorney in Georgia at (678) 832-0585 for more information on what options are available 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.