Tucker, GA – One Killed in Fatal Car Accident in EB Lanes of GA-78

Tucker, GA (January 11, 2022) – On Tuesday morning, January 11, one person was killed in a fatal car accident on a highway in Tucker.

DeKalb County officials confirmed that the accident happened in the eastbound lanes of GA-78 around the area of Mountain Industrial Boulevard. Several vehicles were traveling in the eastbound lanes when they collided due to reasons that are still under investigation. The vehicles involved in the accident were left with extensive damages as a result.

Numerous responders, including local paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. One person, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene due to severe injuries. It is not known if anyone was hurt as a result of the collision.

Due to the severity of the collision, all eastbound lanes of traffic were blocked around Mountain Industrial Boulevard until police cleared the scene.

The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fatal Accidents in Georgia 

With more drivers hitting the roads over recent years, car accidents have been happening more commonly than usual in Georgia. Though many of these accidents are minor fender-benders, others are incredibly severe and life-altering in nature. Some even take the lives of others. In just one week’s time in Georgia, over 31 lives were taken due to severe car accidents in Georgia. If you can show that another party’s recklessness is at fault for your accident, you can move forward with a successful wrongful death claim. These accident claims are not always easy to bring on your own, as they can be incredibly complex in nature. This is why you should have the assistance of an attorney on your side moving forward.

It is never easy to face the aftermath of a fatal accident on your own. If you have lost someone close to you, you should have the help of a Tucker wrongful death lawyer on your side. Many parties are able to bring a wrongful death claim after a fatal collision has taken a loved one, including the following parties:

  • A spouse of the deceased
  • A child of the deceased
  • Anybody who is considered a dependent

As you are grieving your immense losses, you should never have to be concerned about how you will pay the bills that pile up against you. It is crucial that you speak with a skilled Tucker car accident lawyer who has handled these claims in the past.

Tucker Wrongful Death Attorneys 

Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here for you after you have sustained the loss of a loved one taken too soon in an accident. We understand how overwhelming these accidents can be on emotional and financial levels. As you attempt to move forward, you may be struck with bills that you cannot keep up with on your own. We will stand by your side in your dire time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Tucker at (888) 579-1790 for more information on your options at this time.

Note: We have constructed this post using outside sources, including news bulletins and first-hand accounts from outside sources. The details concerning this accident have not been independently verified and so, if you have identified false information, please inform us immediately. We will adjust the post to reflect accurate content.

Disclaimer: At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC Attorneys at Law, we are always looking to improve the quality and safety of our state and have been saddened by the outcome of many accidents across Georgia. We hope to inform those in our community about these accidents in the hopes that they will work to avoid serious Georgia accidents in the future. These posts are not to be taken as a solicitation for business. The information within should never be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We hope that all involved in these accidents will receive a speedy recovery.

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