Car crashes can be devastating, often victimizing those who are most vulnerable in such a scenario — passengers. Tragically, a woman riding as a passenger in a vehicle lost her life near Cumming recently, when two cars collided on Georgia Mountain Road 9.
The 24-year old woman was pronounced dead after being transported to Northside Hospital Forsyth. Police determined that the crash was cause when the vehicle the woman was riding in did not yield to an oncoming truck and turned in front of it. The drivers of both vehicles were also treated for injuries, but did not suffer anything life threatening. Police say that the accident is still under investigation.
Unfortunately, every day there are more car accidents that injure or claim the lives of passengers who did nothing wrong but be in the wrong place at the wrong time. In many of these cases, a personal injury or wrongful death suit is appropriate.
If you are unsure about whether your accident warrants a lawsuit, you should consult with an experienced attorney who can help you understand the nuances of your situation.
If you were a passenger in a car accident, it is crucial that you get proper medical treatment as soon as you possibly can. some injuries, such as mild traumatic brain injuries do not manifest immediately.
If you or someone you love was injured or killed in a car accident, do not hesitate to seek professional guidance from an experienced attorney who understands how to fight for justice. Proper legal guidance can help you seek fair compensation and while protecting your rights.
Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution, “Hall County woman dies in two-car crash,” Steve Burns, April 19, 2017