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May 9, 2022

Summerville, GA – Two Killed in Fatal Rollover Crash on Trion-Teloga Rd 

Summerville, GA (May 9, 2022) – Two people were killed in a fatal rollover crash that took place on the morning of Monday, May 9. 

Georgia State Patrol officials confirmed that the collision happened around 11:42 a.m. on Trion-Teloga Road, just east of Bankey Farm Road. According to the preliminary investigation, the accident happened when a Honda Accord was traveling east when it collided with a Chevrolet pickup truck headed west due to unknown reasons. Following the forceful impact, the Chevy went down an embankment and rolled over. The vehicles involved in the collision were severely damaged as a result of the accident. 

Local responders, including paramedics and Summerville fire crews, were called to the scene so that those with injuries could receive assistance. Both the female driver of the Honda Accord, as well as her male passenger, were tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. Meanwhile, the driver of the pickup truck was rushed to the hospital in critical condition and his female passenger was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. 

A large portion of the road was blocked in the area for some time as police cleared the scene. 

Georgia State Patrol continues its investigation into the circumstances of the crash. 

We offer our deepest condolences to the families of the two victims of this accident. We also hope that both injured parties receive a full and speedy recovery. 

Fatal Accidents in Georgia

Nothing is as challenging as coping with the loss of a loved one in a fatal collision. However, this is the reality that hundreds of families face every year in Georgia. In fact, in 2020, it was reported that approximately 1,730 people lost their lives in these accidents within the state. Though wrongful deaths can happen in many types of collisions, rollovers are some of the most catastrophic. In one recent year, only about 2% of car accidents were deemed rollovers but many of these accidents lead to serious injuries or fatalities. Having the help of a wrongful death attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected after one of these accidents.

Wrongful death claims can be extremely complex and leave you in a difficult position. It is true that no amount of money can bring somebody you love back to you. However, monetary damages will be able to help you deal with the loss of your loved one as you grieve these immense losses. If somebody’s actions fell short on our roads and it led to the loss of a loved one, you may wonder where you can turn. Speaking with a skilled Summerville wrongful death attorney can help you sustain financial well-being after a fatal collision. 

At Monge & Associates, our attorneys can manage every aspect of your wrongful death claim so that you do not have to feel alone. Many parties could be eligible to bring one of these claims, including the following: 

  • Parents of the deceased
  • Children of the deceased
  • Spouse of the deceased

During the grieving process, you should never have to worry about the stressful aftermath of a wrongful death on your own. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Summerville at (888) 688-1924 to find out how our attorneys can help. 

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.