Decatur, GA (October 5, 2018) – A five-year-old boy from Decatur was killed in a serious accident when he was on his way home from an afterschool program, according to police.
The accident took place last week when the boy and his father, Sam, were a block away from home. Their Toyota Corolla was struck when it was sitting at a red light on South Chandler Street. Witnesses said that the crash was serious and the boy was badly injured. Police and many other people attempted CPR when they realized he was unresponsive.
The boy died at the hospital two days after the accident.
The driver who struck the vehicle continued into the intersection and crashed into another vehicle. Police believe that the initial driver, 52-year-old Michelle Wierson, was impaired at the time. She is now facing a variety of charges due to the accident.
Decatur Fatal Accident
Have you lost somebody close to you in a fatal accident that you believe could have been prevented on our roadways? We wish to extend our sincerest condolences to the family of the five-year-old child whose life was taken too soon in this horrific and reckless accident. We were extremely sad to hear of his passing.
If somebody’s negligent actions led to the loss of a loved one, you have many options. Cases like these happen far too often, causing chaos in the lives of those involved. The bills might keep piling up in front of you and you are dealing with enough grief as it is. As a result, you might feel helpless and not know where to turn.
Luckily, hope is on your side. You have the right to bring a wrongful death claim on behalf of your loved one when you are struggling and falling behind due to this serious accident. We want to help you piece together the aspects of your case from the ground up so that you can move forward during a time you didn’t think you would be able to.
At the Nye Law Group, we are here for you every step of the way and want to offer a helping hand to you. Call us for more information on how we can assist you at 855-636-9277.
Note: A variety of outsides 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.
Disclaimer: We at Nye Law Group pride ourselves as members of our local community and strive to improve the overall safety and wellbeing of everyone in our state. Our deepest condolences go out to those injured in these accidents, and we hope that by promoting an awareness of these dangers, our community can take the steps necessary to avoid them. These posts are not a solicitation for business, and the information provided should not be mistaken as medical or legal advice.