Justice Available? Wrong-Way Driver Causes Deadly Accident on I-85 in Fairburn, GA.

Wrong-Way Driver Causes Deadly Accident on I-85 in Fairburn, GA.

Wrong-Way Driver Causes Deadly Accident on I-85 in Fairburn, GA. (Stock Photo: MurrayLegal.com)

Fairburn News

A motor vehicle accident in Fairburn, Georgia early Wednesday morning, November 6, 2019, left one person fatally injured and seriously injured one other person.

As reported by WSBtv.com, “Fairburn police…were alerted to a wrong-way driver on Interstate 85 at around 1 a.m. Wednesday when they came upon a serious crash.”

According to the report, “[a] man in a BMW had been driving the wrong way in the southbound lanes and hit a gray Nissan. The driver of the Nissan, identified as a 26-year-old man, was killed instantly.”

11Alive.com is reporting, the driver of the BMW “was seriously injured and is listed in critical condition and undergoing surgery. He was suspected to be under the influence of alcohol.”

The Georgia State Patrol is investigating the accident.

Our Legal Take


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As the details of this accident continue to develop, 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 motor 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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