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October 4, 2022

Macon, GA – Misty Rethemeyer Killed in Fatal Crash at Shurling Dr & Treadway Dr 

Macon, GA (October 4, 2022) – Around 4 p.m. on the afternoon of Saturday, October 1, a woman was killed in a fatal car accident at an intersection in Macon. 

According to Bibb County deputies, the accident happened at the intersection of Shurling Drive and Treadway Drive. Police confirmed that a Volvo S60 was headed west on Shurling when it was involved in a collision with a Honda Civic due to reasons that are still under investigation. Both vehicles were badly damaged and sustained front-end damages. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the Volvo, identified as 48-year-old Misty Rethemeyer, was rushed to Atrium Health but was tragically pronounced dead while there. The driver of the Honda, identified only as a 30-year-old woman from Forsyth, was rushed to the same hospital but has since been listed in stable condition. 

The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for a period of time as police worked to clear the scene. 

No further details have been released at this time. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues. 

We offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was lost in this accident. We also hope that the injured victims receives a speedy recovery. 

Fatal Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents happen every hour of the day in the state of Georgia, some of which are minor and others that are incredibly severe in nature. Unfortunately, a percentage of these accidents lead to fatalities. Out of the 331,000 car accidents that happened on our roads in 2020, approximately 1,730 people were killed as a result in Georgia. Drivers are supposed to always make it safely to their destinations but this does not happen when other drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. If you have lost somebody you love in a fatal collision, it is important that you speak with an attorney that you can rely on. 

Facing the aftermath of a fatal collision can affect your life in many ways. You and your family should know that you have options during these difficult times. As you are grieving the immense loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You should not have to face the stressful aftermath of a car accident on your own, especially if someone you love has been taken from you. You and your family should speak with a Macon wrongful death attorney that you can trust. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here to help you after you have lost someone you love in an accident. You have many options moving forward during these difficult times. Our attorneys will assist you as you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects, such as the following: 

  • Medical bills
  • Lost wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Funeral and burial expenses

We will stand by your side in your dire time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Macon at (888) 688-1924 for more information on how we can help 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.