Ellabell, GA (November 12, 2018) – Police say that a 10-year-old girl lost her life in a fatal UTV accident that happened in Ellabell on Coon Key Lane. The accident took place around noon on Sunday, November 11.
At the time, the girl and another child were riding around on their private property when the Polaris Ranger the little girl was on was involved in an accident and overturned. The vehicle landed on top of the child.
EMS responded to the incident and worked to revive the child but were unable to do so. The child was, unfortunately, pronounced dead on the way to the hospital.
The other child only sustained minor injuries. Police continue to investigate the accident at this time.
UTV Accident in Georgia
UTV accidents happen on our roads every year, causing serious injuries and fatalities to those involved. In 2012 alone, statistics showed that over 130,000 injuries were caused by these serious accident and 140 children and 550 adults lost their lives. These accidents continue to happen every year, seriously affecting those involved.
Losing a child to an accident that you believe could have been prevented might be one of the hardest things that you will ever experience. Every year, children lose their lives to horrific accidents and parents are left to grieve and cover the finances that stem from these serious accidents from medical bills to funeral costs and more. As these aspects pile up against you, you might wonder where to turn. We are here for you at the Nye Law Group. Contact us today to find out how we can help you at 912-200-5230.
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