A motor vehicle accident involving a vehicle and a tractor-trailer in Cherokee County, Georgia Friday morning, April 10, 2020, caused the death of one person.
As reported by AJC.com, “[t]he wreck occurred about 8:15 a.m. near the intersection on Knox Bridge Highway and Ga. 108 in the Sutallee community.”
According to the report, “the driver of the truck was traveling east on Ga. 108 when he ran the red light and collided with the SUV, which was turning onto Knox Bridge Highway from Upper Sweetwater Trail.”
CBS46.com is reporting, “[t]he woman [in the SUV] was taken to Northside Cherokee Hospital where she later died. Police identified the victim to be 62-year-old Kathleen Quigley of Sutallee.”
The investigation is ongoing.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this accident continue to develop, and depending upon a determination of fault, the family of Kathleen Quigley 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 tractor trailer and motor vehicle claims in Georgia, and the legal team at the firm suggests that the family of Kathleen Quigley 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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