Marietta, GA – Fatal Rear-End Accident on I-75 Near Terrell Mill Rd
Last updated Thursday, February 23rd, 2023
Marietta, GA (February 21, 2023) – Around 10 p.m. on the night of Saturday, February 18, a fatal rear-end collision took place on a highway in Marietta.
According to Marietta Police, the accident happened on I-75 around the area of Terrell Mill Road. Police confirmed that a Toyota Tacoma pickup truck was traveling in the area when it suddenly rear-ended a Nissan Maxima. Police confirmed that the Maxima was stopped on the Interstate due to reasons that are not entirely known. Both of the vehicles were forced from the road and came to a stop on the left shoulder. The vehicles were extensively damaged as a result of the accident.
Marietta responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The driver in the Maxima was rushed to a local hospital with traumatic injuries. However, he was tragically pronounced dead while there. Police did not say if anybody else was injured as a result of the collision.
The roadway was blocked in several lanes of traffic on the highway until the scene was fully cleared.
No further details have been released at this time. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken prematurely in this fatal collision.
Fatal Accidents in Georgia
Drivers are supposed to do anything that they can to ensure that accidents are prevented on Georgia roads. However, this does not always happen, and so severe accidents continue to occur, some of which lead to fatalities. In 2020, it was reported that approximately 1,730 people were killed in fatal car accidents within the state and many others were injured. It is never easy to come to terms with the loss of a loved one, but this is a reality that many families face every year. If you have lost someone you love in a collision, it is important that you speak with an attorney that you can trust.
You and your family may wonder where you can turn after you have lost somebody close to you in a fatal collision. It is true that no amount of money can bring back somebody you love who has been taken from you in an accident. However, it can help you get back on your feet financially as you are grieving your enormous losses. Handling any type of wrongful death claim is never an easy thing to do. This is why you should seek the immediate help of a Marietta wrongful death attorney as soon as possible after a fatal collision.
Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here for you and your family after an accident that has ended in a fatality or multiple fatalities. We understand how challenging it can be to face these devastating losses when you least expected them. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of losses, such as the following:
- Medical expenses
- Lost wages and future lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Funeral and burial costs
- Loss of companionship and consortium
We are here for you when you need us the most. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Marietta at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options are available for you.
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