A motor vehicle accident involving a vehicle and tractor-trailer in Houston County, Georgia early Sunday morning, March 8, 2020, caused the death of a mother and child.
As reported by Macon.com, “[a]n Atlanta-area woman was killed along with her 4-year-old son early Sunday when their minivan was struck by a tractor-trailer rig on Interstate 75 in south Houston County.”
According to the report, “[t]he crash happened in the freeway’s northbound lanes near mile marker 125, just south of the exit at Ga. 26, west of Elko and about nine miles south of Perry.”
13WMAZ.com is reporting, “Georgia State Patrol says a tractor trailer and a Toyota van collided with each other in the right lane. Their investigation shows the van was at a stop or nearly stopped in the lane. That’s when the van was hit in the back by the semi-truck.”
According to the report, “[t]he mother, 29-year-old Alisha Young, and one of the boys, 4-year-old Malakai, passed away…the other boy, Kayden, was taken to the Medical Center, Navicent Health in Macon.”
The investigation is ongoing.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this accident continue to develop, the family of Alisha Young 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 tractor trailer and motor vehicle claims in Georgia, and the legal team at the firm suggests that the family of Alisha Young 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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