Gwinnett County News
A motor vehicle accident involving two vehicles left one man dead and five others injured, Sunday night, June 30, 2019.
According to AJC.com, the accident “happened on Buford Drive near Russell Road about 9:30 p.m. Sunday.” Per the report, a Ford Ranger was trying to cross Buford Drive and collided with a silver Honda Odyssey that was traveling southbound on Buford Drive. The driver of the Ford Ranger, which caught fire after the collision, was taken to a hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries. According to GwinnettDailyPost.com, “[t]here were a total of five people inside the Honda Odyssey who were injured. [Abel] Torres-Molina, 37 of Lawrenceville was the driver and was transported to Atlanta Medical Center with a serious head injury…Saray Robles, 15, was transported to Atlanta Medical Center with a hand injury…Jennifer Torres, 18, sustained serious injuries and was transported to Gwinnett Medical Center-Lawrenceville…Jonathan Torres, 16, sustained serious injuries in the collision and was transported to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta-Scottish Rite Hospital,,,[and] Ashley Torres, 1, sustained minor injuries in the collision and was transported to Atlanta Medical Center.”
The accident is under investigation, speed and alcohol consumption do not appear to be factors in the collision according to the media reports.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this tragedy continue to develop, Abel Torres-Molina, Jennifer Torres, Jonathan Torres, Ashley Torres, Saray Robles may elect to seek justice and file a civil claim for their injuries. 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 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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