Midway, GA – Three Killed in Fatal Head-on Collision on Leroy Coffer Hwy
Last updated Tuesday, February 28th, 2023
Midway, GA (February 27, 2023) – Around 3 a.m. on the morning of Friday, February 24, three people were killed in a fatal car accident on a highway in Midway.
According to Georgia State Patrol officials, the accident happened on Leroy Coffer Highway near its intersection with Arcadia Drive. Police confirmed that two vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided head-on with each other due to reasons that are still being investigated. The vehicles, identified as an SUV and a sedan, sustained severe damages as a result of the crash.
Several responders, including Midway fire crews and paramedics, were immediately dispatched to the scene. A total of two people inside the SUV were tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. One person inside the sedan was also killed in the accident. It is not known if anyone sustained injuries as a result of the crash.
Due to the severity of the collision, the roadway was completely blocked in the area for several hours. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues. Police will update with new information as it becomes available.
We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victims who have lost their lives in this collision.
Fatal Accidents in Georgia
Over recent years, car accidents have been happening more significantly than ever before – some of which lead to serious injuries and others that take the lives of those involved. In just one recent year, over 1,588 fatal car accidents took place in Georgia, leading to the deaths of over 1,730 victims. Most fatal car accidents can be prevented when drivers pay close attention to what is happening around them. If you have lost someone you love in an accident, you and your family may wonder where to turn. It is important that you speak with an attorney soon after a fatal collision.
It is impossible to go through life without losing somebody close to you in some way. However, we never expect it to happen so suddenly in a car accident. When a family member has been taken from you prematurely in a fatal accident, you may be feeling devastated and alone. While you are grieving such immense losses, you should not have to concern yourself with how you will afford to pay the bills that keep piling up against you. Wrongful death claims can be entirely complex in nature. There are several parties who could successfully bring a wrongful death claim, such as the following:
- Spouse of the deceased
- Parents of the deceased
- Children of the deceased
In the event of one of these enormous losses, you should speak with a Midway wrongful death attorney that you can rely on.
Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here to fight for your rights after a fatal collision. We understand that pain and suffering could follow you for some time after you have sustained these losses. Our attorneys are dedicated to helping you work toward the compensation that you deserve in your dire time of need. You should not have to stand alone after a fatal collision. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Midway at (888) 688-1924 to find out what we 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.
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