Atlanta, GA (November 6, 2018) – Police say that a retired Supreme Court Justice died in a serious accident that took place on Sunday, November 4. The accident took place that afternoon when he was driving home on Interstate 85 near Cleveland Avenue.
Police have identified the former GA Supreme Court Justice as 75-year-old Harris Hines. At the time, he had been driving to his Marietta home from Newnan. He had allegedly left a church service where he had been watching his 8-year-old granddaughter sing.
His wife, Helen, was also in the vehicle at the time of the crash and was conscious and alert when she was taken to the hospital with injuries. Hines had been changing lanes when he was involved in an accident and ended up striking a guardrail where the vehicle.
At this time, police continue to investigate this accident.
We would like to extend our sincerest condolences to the family and loved ones of Judge Hines who lost his life in this tragic accident. We hope that his wife is able to make a full recovery from her injuries as she mourns the loss of her beloved husband. Our thoughts are with her and her family during this terrible time in their lives.
Fatal Accidents in Georgia
According to reports by the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), approximately 1700 drivers or more are involved in an accident throughout the state of Georgia every day. What that means is that approximately 70 drivers an hour are involved in a traffic collision. Not all of them involve injuries but when they do, you need to seek the assistance of a qualified personal injury attorney.
At the Nye Law Group, we have made it our responsibility to help those who have somehow been affected by the reckless actions of others on our roadways. If somebody you love has been taken from you in a serious accident, you have many rights to compensation and we want to stand by your side. Call us today for more information at 912-200-5230.
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