A motor vehicle accident in Resaca, Georgia Monday night, May 18, 2020, sadly claimed one life and injured four others.
As reported by WRCBtv.com, the accident happened “on I-75 near mile marker 351…around 10:45 p.m.”
According to the report, “Bailey Smith of Soddy Daisy and another teen who were both passengers were injured after being ejected from a 2002 Ford Explorer when it crashed on Interstate 75 Northbound. The other passengers were still inside the vehicle when it came to a halt.”
Per the report, “[t]he driver lost control of the vehicle, traveled off the roadway, and went through a guardrail. The vehicle went down an embankment an overturned causing Smith and another teen to ejected from the SUV….”
The crash investigation is ongoing.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this accident continue to develop, the family of Bailey Smith may elect to file civil claims seeking compensation for their loss. In addition, any injured victims may elect to file civil claims seeking compensation. Due to multiple injuries and potentially limited insurance proceeds, the victims and their families are encouraged to retain representation without delay. The Murray Law Firm has had extensive and successful experience representing victims of motor vehicle claims in Georgia, and the legal team at the firm suggests that the family of Bailey Smith and any injured victims should retain a law firm 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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