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June 20, 2022

Kathleen, GA – Teen Killed in Fatal Rollover Accident on Woodard Rd 

Kathleen, GA (June 20, 2022) – A teen was killed in a fatal rollover accident that took place in Kathleen on Monday afternoon, June 20. 

According to Houston County officials, the accident happened on Woodard Road. Police confirmed that a driver was traveling in the area when they suddenly lost control of their vehicle due to reasons that are not yet known. The vehicle went off the side of the road and forcefully overturned, leading to extensive damages. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and other Kathleen responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. A 17-year-old girl was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to severe injuries. Two other parties, who have not yet been identified, were rushed to local hospitals but their conditions are not yet known. 

The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene. 

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues. Police will update with more information as it becomes available. 

We offer our warmest thoughts to those injured in this accident. 

Fatal Accidents in Georgia

Negligence stands at the center of many car accidents in the state of Georgia every year. Though most car accidents are considered to be minor fender-benders, others are incredibly severe and life-altering in nature. In fact, hundreds of lives are lost in fatal car accidents every year in the state. In 2020, it was reported that approximately 1,730 people were killed in fatal car accidents throughout Georgia. Unfortunately, drivers continue to engage in many acts that lead to these accidents every year. These include some of the following: 

  • Driving while distracted
  • Driving while intoxicated from alcohol or drugs
  • Speeding
  • Falling asleep at the wheel

After an accident that has taken the life of a loved one, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can trust. 

The loss of a loved one can affect your life in many ways that you may not be prepared to face. As you are grieving the immense loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that continue to pile up against you. Dealing with a wrongful death claim can be entirely complex and stressful in nature. You may be left with a wide array of questions that you cannot answer on your own. Speaking with a Kathleen wrongful death attorney can ensure that you get the help you deserve. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to help you get back on your feet after you have lost someone close to you in an accident. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you and your family during these difficult times. Our attorneys can assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for an array of aspects. We are here for you as you navigate the legal system in Georgia for the first time. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Kathleen at (888) 688-1924 to find out 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.