Dooly County, GA (November 4, 2018) – Police say that a man from Vienna is dead and a woman is in critical condition after a two-car fatal accident that happened on Interstate 75. The accident happened around 5:50 p.m. on Wednesday, October 31.
51-year-old Cleland Franklin lost his life and 44-year-old Denys Perry was critically injured when a Ford Focus struck them from behind when they were standing by their vehicle. The vehicle had been parked in the emergency lane of the highway at the time. The driver of the Ford Focus was identified as 22-year-old Julie Phillips, but she was not injured.
Police continue to investigate the exact circumstances of the accident. They say that, at the time, there were poor weather conditions on the roadway.
Dooly County Fatal Accident
First and foremost, we would like to extend our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of the loved one who lost their life in this serious and life-changing event. Many car accidents take place on our roads for a variety of reckless reasons such as DUI, distracted driving, drowsy driving, and more. In Georgia, you have many rights under the law when you have lost somebody close to you due to reckless actions by another party.
It is important to know that you, as a victim, have a variety of rights when it comes to your case. At the Nye Law Group, we want you to know that our compassionate Savannah personal injury lawyers are devoted to helping you in your time of need when somebody has acted in a negligent fashion. We are here for you and want to extend a helping hand. Call us today at 912-200-5230 for more information.
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