A motor vehicle accident involving multiple vehicles in Albany, Georgia Thursday afternoon, October 10, 2019, caused the death of one person.
As reported by WFXL.com, “the accident happened near the intersection of West Oglethorpe Boulevard and South Madison Street.”
WALB.com is reporting, “Rushie Bridges, 92, of Albany, was driving a Toyota Corolla, and began traveling south and was hit by [a Dodge] Caravan as it ran the red traffic signal.”
According to the report, the driver of the Dodge Caravan “was charged with first-degree homicide by vehicle, DUI-less safe, hit and run, reckless driving, red light violation, following too closely and open container.”
Our Legal Take
As the details of this accident continue to develop, the family of Rushie Bridges may elect to file civil claims seeking substantial compensation for their loss. In Addition, any injured victims 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 vehicle claims in Georgia, and the legal team at the firm suggests that the the the family of Rushie Bridges 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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