A motor vehicle accident involving two vehicles in Coweta County, Georgia early Sunday morning, September 15, 2019, caused the death of one person.
As reported by Times-Herald.com, “a fiery collision on Interstate 85…occurred just after 5 a.m. Sunday near mile marker 40.”
A Pontiac G6, traveling southbound, struck a Kia sedan parked in the emergency lane.
Both cars caught on fire after the collision and according to the report, “the driver of the Pontiac was able to escape, while the occupant of the Kia succumbed to injuries sustained in the fire.”
The investigation is ongoing, the driver of the Pontiac was charged with DUI, per the media report.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this accident continue to develop, the victim’s family may elect to file civil claims seeking substantial compensation for their loss. The Murray Law Firm has had extensive and successful experience representing victims of vehicle claims in Georgia, and the legal team at the firm suggests that the victim’s family should retain a law firm without delay to protect their interests and ensure an unbiased investigation and the preservation of any and all evidence. Photographs of the roadways and vehicles involved and a review of surveillance footage from nearby businesses or properties, if any exists, will need to be performed immediately before this evidence is damaged or destroyed.
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