A fatal motor vehicle accident tragically claimed the life of 30-year-old Milargo Vasquez early Saturday morning, January 5, 2019.
According to The AJC, Mr. Vasquez’s “vehicle was hit from behind when it stopped in the eastbound lanes” of I-20 and Candler Road.
“The other vehicle involved was not able to stop,” police spokesman Sgt. J.D. Spencer told WSB-TV 2, “and it hit the victim’s vehicle at a ‘high rate of speed.'” It is unclear whether the driver will be facing charges.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this tragedy continue to develop, the family of Milargo Vasquez may elect to file civil claims for his wrongful death. Based upon its experience and success handling motor vehicle claims in Georgia, The Murray Law Firm suggests that the Vasquez family 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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