A motor vehicle accident involving two vehicles in Atlanta, Georgia Wednesday evening, January 22, 2020, caused the death of one person and injured two others.
As reported by CBS46.com, the accident happened “on Martin Luther King, Jr., Drive S.W. around 5 p.m.”
According to the report, “[f]irst responders found one driver unresponsive. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The second car driver and passenger had non-life-threatening injuries. They were taken to the hospital for treatment.”
The investigation is ongoing.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this accident continue to develop, and dependent upon a finding of fault, the family of the deceased victim may elect to file civil claims seeking substantial compensation for their loss. 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 family of the deceased victim 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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