A motor vehicle accident in Liberty County, Georgia Monday night, May 18, 2020, caused multiple fatalities and injured one other person.
As reported by WTOC.com, “[t]he wreck happened just before 11 p.m. Monday night on East Oglethorpe Highway near Liberty County High School.”
According to the report, “[f]irst responders got the call that two cars had wrecked. Upon arrival, they found a car and a pickup truck that both had serious damage. They also found that a semi ran off the road.”
WJCL.com is reporting, “[a man] was driving a Dodge Dakota pickup truck westbound in the eastbound lane of East Olgethorpe Highway when he struck a Chevrolet Malibu driven by a 25-year-old Fort Stewart soldier…Both [the man] and the soldier were killed in the collision.”
Per the report, “[a] passenger in the soldier’s vehicle was taken to Memorial Hospital in Savannah where their condition is unknown.”
The crash investigation is ongoing.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this accident continue to develop, the family of the deceased soldier 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. Due to multiple injuries and victims, and potentially limited insurance proceeds, the victims and their families are encouraged to retain representation without delay. The Murray Law Firm has had extensive and successful experience representing victims of motor vehicle claims in Georgia, and the legal team at the firm suggests that the victim’s family and any injured victims should retain a law firm 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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