A motorcyclist and two good samaritans were injured in a car accident in Moultrie, Georgia early Saturday morning, July 6, 2019. As reported by MoultrieObserver.com, the accident happened on “Highway 133 near Industrial Drive about 12:15 a.m. Saturday.” According to the report, “Gregory Ward…was traveling east in the right lane of 133, outbound on a 1999 Suzuki Habusa motorcycle…a 2014 Ford Mustang, attempted to turn left onto Fifth Avenue Southeast and pulled into the path of Ward’s motorcycle.” The motorcycle struck the front of the mustang and Mr. Ward was thrown off. After that accident, two women “Stephanie Bell…and Shyanna Corman…went to [Mr.] Ward’s assistance.” Per the report, while the two women were giving assistance, a 2008 Honda Accord travelling on Highway 133 did not see that an accident had occurred in the roadway and struck Mr. Ward, Ms. Bell and Ms. Corman as well as the motorcycle. The victims were taken to the hospital, Mr. Ward is in serious condition, the others are in good condition according to the news report.
The investigation is ongoing.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this accident continue to develop, and depending upon a finding a fault, Gregory Ward, Stephanie Bell, and Shyanna Corman may pursue civil claims seeking compensation for their injuries. 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 Gregory Ward, Stephanie Bell, and Shyanna Corman 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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