LaGrange, GA (February 27, 2023) – On Saturday morning, February 25, a fatal head-on collision took place on a roadway in LaGrange that took two lives.
According to Georgia State Patrol officials, the accident happened on Upper Big Springs Road around the area of Hood Road. Police confirmed that a white Toyota Tacoma was stopped in the area as its driver was attempting to make a left turn. A Ford Edge was approaching the Tacoma and following too closely. The driver of the Ford veered out of the way to avoid striking the vehicle, causing it to collide head-on with a Chevrolet Suburban. A maroon Kia Optima also become involved in the collision trying to avoid the crash, and slammed into some trees off the side of the road.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other LaGrange responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The driver and passenger inside the Suburban were tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. It is not known if anyone else was injured in the accident.
A large portion of the roadway was blocked in the area for some time, which led to delays.
No further details have been released. Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident at this time.
We would like to offer our warmest condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of the victims who have lost their lives in this horrific accident.
Fatal Accidents in Georgia
Few things are worse than finding out that somebody you love has been taken from you prematurely in a fatal accident. However, hundreds of people lose their lives in fatal car accidents every single month in the state of Georgia. Though fatal accidents take on many different forms, head-on collisions are known for being some of the most dangerous. In just one recent year’s time, only about 2% of car accidents were deemed head-on crashes. However, out of these accidents, about 10% led to fatalities. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal head-on collision, it is important that you speak with an attorney that you can trust.
Losing somebody you love in a fatal car accident can leave you feeling alone and confused. If you have sustained immense losses, speaking with a LaGrange car accident lawyer can help you get back on your feet. You should never have to worry about the bills that keep piling up against you as you are grieving the immense loss of a loved one. You may be left with questions that you cannot answer on your own in the midst of a wrongful death claim. It is imperative that you seek assistance from a LaGrange wrongful death attorney soon after a fatal accident.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in fatal car accidents. Our attorneys have handled many complex wrongful death claims in the past and will use our experience to help you achieve the best outcome. We will help you work toward the compensation you deserve for a wide array of aspects, including the following:
- Medical expenses
- Lost wages
- Funeral and burial costs
- Pain and suffering
Please contact a wrongful death attorney in LaGrange at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options you have during these difficult times.
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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