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Stone Mtn, GA – Two Killed in Head-on Crash on Hugh Howell Rd

Last updated Sunday, January 8th, 2023

Stone Mtn, GA – Two Killed in Head-on Crash on Hugh Howell Rd

Stone Mountain, GA (January 7, 2023) – Two people died after a head-on crash on a busy DeKalb County road Saturday afternoon, police said.

At around 2:20 p.m., officers responded to the 5700 block of Hugh Howell Road in Stone Mountain in reference to the crash. When police got there, both drivers had sustained critical injuries and were then rushed to the hospital, where they later died.

The identities of the victims have not yet been released.

Hugh Howell Road was shut down between Silver Hill Road and Silver Ridge Drive and was closed for approximately one to two hours, according to DeKalb County Police.

DeKalb’s Traffic Specialist Unit was on the scene investigating. There is no additional information on how the crash was caused, but the investigation remains ongoing. 

Our deepest condolences go out to the families of the deceased victims.

Car Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents take place so suddenly in the state of Georgia, turning lives upside-down within seconds. Crashes happen every hour of the day throughout the state. In just one hour’s time, it is estimated that approximately 70 car accidents take place in Georgia due to the reckless acts of others. Many individuals are not prepared for the consequences of a car accident, not knowing how it will affect every aspect of their lives. If you are someone who has been hurt in a car accident, it is important to know that you have options. It is imperative that you speak with an attorney that you can trust in your time of need. 

Facing a car accident can be a confusing time in your life, leaving you with many questions. You should speak with a Stone Mountain car accident attorney during these difficult times. An attorney will be able to help you with some of the following aspects: 

  • Gathering evidence that is necessary in your case
  • Meeting deadlines that are required of you
  • Working with the insurance company to receive the best settlement offer

If your life has been impacted by a car accident, it is normal to question where you can turn. Speaking with a Stone Mountain personal injury attorney can help you in many ways. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we will stand by your side after a car accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelmed you may feel both physically and financially after an accident. Our attorneys will stand by your side as you navigate the legal system and work toward the compensation that you deserve during these complex times. You should never have to stand alone after a serious accident. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Stone Mountain at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can assist 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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