Atlanta, GA (January 3, 2019) – Police say that a 12-year-old girl was killed and a toddler was seriously injured in a fatal car accident yesterday afternoon, January 2.
The accident happened around 6 p.m. near Glenwood Avenue SE and Second Avenue SE. Police said that the 18-month-old toddler is now in stable condition. When police arrived at the scene of the accident, they found that the 12-year-old girl was unresponsive. She later died from her injuries at Egleston Hospital.
A 53-year-old woman had also been in the vehicle and suffered two broken legs. She was taken to the hospital. The names of the victims have not been released as of yet.
At this time, police continue their investigation into this accident as they gather information on how it occurred.
We would like to extend our sincere condolences to the loved ones who have had to say goodbye to a child during this difficult time. It is tremendously imperative to realize that, as the loved one of somebody who lost their life, you have rights under Georgia law.
Fatal Accident in Georgia
Every hour, up to 70 people will be involved in accidents across Georgia. Some of these people will walk away unscathed, some will receive injuries, and others will lose their lives at the hands of a negligent driver. In 2008 alone, the number of traffic deaths that happened across the state was 1,703 and these continue to rise. If you have lost somebody you love in a Georgia car accident, our experienced wrongful death attorneys are here for you in your time of need.
Our empathetic, compassionate attorneys in Georgia at the Nye Law Group have fully committed themselves to helping the victims of negligent parties. We are passionate about working to make our roads a safer place and want to stand by your side during this difficult time as you work toward case results. We understand that losing a child might be one of the most difficult things you will ever experience and do not want you to have to stand alone in your time of need. Do not hesitate to contact us today for the help you deserve at 912-200-5230.
Note: A variety of outside sources including news bulletins and police reports were used to create these posts and report on the injuries involved. Due to this, the details of these accidents have not been independently confirmed by our team and writing staff. In the event that false information is included in the story, please contact us immediately with the post’s title and the incorrect information, and we will correct the content.
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