McDonough, GA – Update – Fourth Teen Dies from Crash on Oak Grove Rd near Oak Grove Circle

McDonough, GA (May 15, 2022) – A motor vehicle accident that took place in the McDonough area has claimed the life of a fourth victim. According to the Henry County Police Department, at approximately 3:15 p.m., on May 11, emergency crews were dispatched to the site of a crash on Oak Grove Road.

Reports provided by the police show that a collision occurred during the afternoon hours on Oak Grove Road near Oak Grove Circle just 1 mile away from the Eagle’s Landing High School. The vehicle involved in the crash went off the side of the road.

Multiple first responders rushed to the scene to provide assistance to the four teens who were inside the vehicle.

A 16-year-old male and two 15-year-old females have passed away from their injuries and were pronounced deceased at the scene.

Two other victims were rushed to area hospitals for care. Authorities confirmed that a fourth teen, identified as a sixteen-year-old male, has passed away from his injuries.

The fifth victim, a fifteen-year-old female, remains hospitalized.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the victim who was hurt as a result of this auto accident. We hope for their timely recovery.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of those who have lost their lives due to this crash.

Fatal Car Accidents in Georgia

Auto collisions in Georgia take the lives of more than 1700 people every year. In many instances, these crashes leave families devastated. So many lives can be negatively impacted when other people drive negligently. When motor vehicle accidents occur, families are faced with enormous losses. In many instances, families face significant financial consequences, as well as emotional and mental impacts.

The loss of a loved one can affect nearly every aspect of your life. For this reason, it is important that you seek the assistance of a skilled Atlanta wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible. When people lose their lives in accidents, surviving relatives may be able to file a wrongful death claim. These legal claims can be quite complex, which is why it is crucial that you seek legal guidance. In general, there are various parties that can bring forth wrongful death claims in the state of Georgia. These parties include:

  • the parents of the deceased victim
  • the surviving children of the deceased
  • the surviving spouse of the deceased
  • any personal representative of the deceased’s estate

If you have lost a loved one as a result of a fatal motor vehicle accident, it is important that you reach out to a skilled legal team right away.

Our McDonough car accident lawyers at Monge & Associates are fully committed to helping each family we work with get justice after losing a loved one. Our lawyers will stand by your side to help ensure you are in the best position to get justice..

You should never have to worry about how you will deal with the legal process of filing a wrongful death claim on your own. Please contact a personal injury law firm at 888-688-1924 for more information on what our attorneys can do for 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.

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