A motor vehicle accident involving three vehicles in Athens, Georgia Saturday afternoon, May 2, 2020, caused the loss of one woman and injured multiple others.
As reported by WaltonTribune.com, “Athens-Clarke County police officers responded to a crash at Jefferson River Road at South Ridge Drive at about 5 p.m.”
According to the report, “a 1991 Chevrolet Caprice pulled into the path of a northbound 2004 Ford F-150, causing a collision…[t]he truck slid and the driver lost control. The truck and a 2019 Toyota RAV4 collided.”
WaltonTribune is reporting, “a passenger in the Toyota was seriously hurt. She was taken to a Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center,” but was sadly unable to recover from her injuries. She has been by The Tribune and ClassicCityNews.com “identified as 79-year-old Violet Sprinkles of Nicholson.” Additionally, “Brenda Pettus, 53, of Nicholson was driving the Toyota…[and] also sustained serious injuries.”
AccessWDUN.com is reporting, “[t]he driver of the [Ford] truck, identified as Kevin Cruell of Athens and his passenger, Samantha Jordan of Hull, were [also] both injured.”
The crash investigation is ongoing.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this accident continue to develop, the family of Violet Sprinkles may elect to file civil claims seeking substantial compensation for their loss. In addition, Kevin Cruell, Samantha Jordan and Brenda Pettus may elect to file civil claims seeking substantial compensation for their injuries. Due to multiple injuries and potentially limited insurance proceeds, the victims and their families are encouraged to retain representation without delay.
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