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October 3, 2022

Macon, GA – Three Killed in Fatal Car Accident in SB Lanes of I-475

Macon, GA (October 3, 2022) – Three people lost their lives in a fatal car accident that took place near an intersection in Macon on Sunday afternoon, October 2. 

Bibb County officials confirmed that the accident happened at 2 p.m. on I-475 around the area of Eisenhower and Thomaston Roads. A black Chevrolet SUV was headed south in the area when the vehicle ran off the road by the bridge due to reasons that are not yet known. The vehicle collided with a tree in the area as a result, causing the vehicle to catch on fire. 

Several local responders, including local paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. Three people who were inside the vehicle were tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. It is believed that nobody else was hurt in the accident. 

A large portion of the road was blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible so traffic could return to normal in the area. 

No further details have been released at this time but the investigation remains ongoing. 

We offer our warmest thoughts and condolences to the families of the deceased victims involved in this accident. 

Fatal Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents happen every hour of the day throughout the state of Georgia, some of which are minor and others that are incredibly severe in nature. Georgia car accident fatalities have actually jumped in recent years, which means that these fatal collisions are happening more than ever before. In 2020, it was reported that approximately 1,588 fatal car accidents took place in Georgia, taking the lives of over 1,730 people. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal collision, you should speak with an attorney that you can rely on. 

Losing somebody you love in a fatal car accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. As a result, you should speak with a skilled Macon car accident attorney as soon as possible. As you are grieving the immense loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that keep piling up. These losses can leave you and your family feeling stressed and alone. You should never have to deal with these losses on your own, which is why speaking with a Macon wrongful death lawyer is so imperative. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to help you and your family move forward after you have lost someone you love in a collision. You and your family deserve justice during these crucial times. You may be feeling lasting emotional and financial pain as a result of these losses. We will help you work toward compensation for some of the following aspects: 

  • Medical expenses
  • Loss of future earnings
  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Pain and suffering

Our attorneys are here for you 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 assist you every step of the way. 

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.