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September 8, 2022

LaGrange, GA – Gerald McInvale Killed in Fatal Accident on Mooty Bridge Rd 

LaGrange, GA (September 8, 2022) – Around 6:30 a.m. on the morning of Wednesday, September 7, a man was killed in a fatal car accident in LaGrange. 

According to LaGrange Police, the accident happened on Mooty Bridge Road. Officials confirmed that two vehicles were traveling in the area when they became involved in a collision with each other due to reasons that are not entirely known. The involved vehicles sustained severe damage as a result of the accident. 

Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. One of the drivers involved in the accident, identified as 79-year-old Gerald McInvale, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. 

The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for some time. Police worked to quickly clear the scene. 

No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing. Police will update with more information as it is available. 

We offer our warmest sympathies and condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was lost in this collision. 

Fatal Car Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents have been happening more commonly than ever before in the state of Georgia. In just 2020 alone, the Georgia Department of Transportation estimated that over 331,000 car accidents happened within the state. In that same year, over 1,730 people lost their lives in these accidents. Car accidents happen in the blink of an eye that lead to fatalities. These accidents happen due to a wide array of reasons, including the following: 

  • Distracted driving
  • Drunk or drugged driving
  • Speeding
  • Falling asleep behind the wheel

Losing someone close to you can affect your life in many ways, which is why you should speak with an attorney as soon as possible following a crash. 

The loss of a loved one can affect your life in a variety of ways. It is true that no amount of money is able to bring back a loved one whose life was taken from you in an accident. However, it can help you move forward on a financial level. Facing the stressful aftermath of a car accident, especially one that has taken the life of a loved one, can leave you with many questions. You have options during these complex times. This is why you should speak with a LaGrange wrongful death attorney as soon as possible. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to help you after you have sustained the immense loss of a loved one in an accident. You should never have to worry about how you will face the loss of a loved one due to an accident that was not their fault. You and your family have many rights under Georgia law that you may not be fully aware of. Our attorneys will help you work toward financial damages that can help you get back on your feet at this time. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in LaGrange at (888) 688-1924 for more information on how we can assist 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.