Lula, GA – Edward Roper Killed in Motorcycle Accident on GA-51
Last updated Saturday, February 4th, 2023
Lula, GA (January 30, 2023) – A man was killed in a fatal motorcycle collision that took place on a major roadway in Lula on Saturday afternoon, January 28.
According to Georgia State Patrol officials, the accident happened at 3:57 p.m. at the intersection of GA-51 and County Line Road. Police confirmed that a man was headed east on GA-51 on his motorcycle at the same time as a Ford Ranger, which was headed north. The driver of the truck made a stop at the intersection and then continued onward. It was involved in a collision with the motorcycle due to reasons that are still being investigated.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The motorcyclist, who was identified as 33-year-old Edward Roper, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. Nobody else was hurt in the accident.
Due to the severity of the collision, the roadway was blocked at the intersection for a period of time. This led to delays until the scene was fully cleared.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues. Police will update with new information as it is made available.
We offer our warmest sympathies to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken as a result of this accident.
Motorcycle Accidents in Georgia
Motorcyclists are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads in Georgia. This is due to the fact that they have no protection from harm in the event of an accident involving any type of large vehicle. Drivers are expected to pay close attention to the roads around them so that motorcycle accidents can be prevented. In 2019, it was reported that approximately 170 people were killed in fatal motorcycle collisions in the state of Georgia. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal motorcycle accident, you should speak with an attorney that you can rely on.
Nobody ever expects that they will receive a call that a loved one has been taken from them in a fatal motorcycle accident. However, this is the reality that many families face each year in Georgia. As you grieve such immense losses, you may wonder how you are ever going to afford to pay the many bills that pile up against you. You should never have to face the stress associated with a fatal motorcycle accident on your own. Speaking with a Lula motorcycle accident attorney can be incredibly beneficial, especially if your attorney is well-versed in wrongful death claims.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to assist you after you have lost somebody close to you in a fatal motorcycle collision. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after a fatal accident and offer our help and resources to you. Our attorneys will assist you as you work toward compensation for some of the following financial aspects:
- Medical bills
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
- Loss of companionship
Please contact a motorcycle accident attorney in Lula at (888) 688-1924 to find out what we can do for 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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