A motor vehicle accident involving two vehicles in North Georgia Sunday night, March 15, 2020, caused the tragic loss of a young child and injured two others.
As reported by AJC.com, “Between 10:30 and 11 p.m., the driver of a Ford Super Duty truck rear-ended a Ford Escape that was sitting at an intersection…[t]he Escape was sitting at a traffic light at the intersection of Ga. 2 and Blue Ridge Drive. The pickup truck’s driver…is suspected of drunken driving and being distracted, causing the wreck.”
According to the report, “[t]he wreck killed Cohen Zayne Bryson, 2, of Rome, and sent front-seat passenger Santana Kelley, 23, of Shannon, to a hospital with serious injures…[t]he Escape’s driver, Joshua Bryson, is at the same hospital with several broken bones.”
The investigation is ongoing.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this accident continue to develop, the family of Cohen Zayne Bryson may elect to file civil claims seeking substantial compensation for their loss. In addition, Santana Kelley and Joshua Bryson may elect to file civil claims seeking substantial compensation for their injuries. 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 Cohen Zayne Bryson and any injured victims 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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