Glynn County News
A motor vehicle accident in Glynn County, Georgia involving a single vehicles resulted in the death of one occupant early Sunday morning, May 12, 2019.
According to News4Jax.com, “Kylie Burgess, 14, was killed and two boys were injured when a car that had eluded police left Williamson Avenue on a curve, crashed and overturned.” According to the report, “Glynn County police were pursuing a Dodge Charger and Ford Mustang racing at speeds clocked up to 104 mph about 2:30 a.m. May 12 on Highway 82.” The pursuing officer pulled over when the Charger pulled over, however, the Mustang continued on. The news story reports that while the officer was with the Charger, the driver of the Mustang walked up to the officer and stated “that he had crashed.” According to the report “[p]olice found the [Mustang] lying on its side with [Kylie]Burgess, of Hortense, dead and 17-year-old Armen Jordan, of Waycross, trapped inside.” The driver of the Mustang “has been charged with reckless driving, fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer and homicide by vehicle,” according to the media report.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this tragedy continue to develop, the family of Kylie Burgess may elect to seek justice and file a civil claim for their loss. Additionally, Any other injured victims in the accident may elect to seek justice and file a civil claim for their injuries. Based upon its extensive experience and success handling these types of motor vehicle claims in Georgia, The Murray Law Firm suggests that the family of Kylie Burgess and any other injured victims should retain an experienced personal injury firm to protect their interests and ensure an unbiased investigation. 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 any evidence is damaged or destroyed.
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