Gwinnett County, GA (October 11, 2018) – Police and fire officials on the scene have confirmed that there was one fatality in the accident on Sugarloaf Parkway at the Georgia Highway 316 interchange on Thursday at about 9:36 PM.
Two vehicles were involved in a collision this evening at the busy interchange. The accident resulted in the death of the driver of one of the vehicles. The other was completely unharmed. The investigation into exactly what caused this accident is still ongoing. Neither individual’s name has been released.
Georgia Driving At Night
We offer our deepest sympathies to the family of the deceased driver.
Once it gets dark the potential for danger arises, especially on the road. Driving at night presents no shortage of hazards for which diligent motorists need to constantly be on the lookout. In spite of the limited visibility and fatigue that come with night time (the older you get the more you will understand this). Fortunately, there are steps that drivers can take to minimize the chance for nighttime related accidents.
Keeping your headlights clean and having that foggy buildup regularly removed will greatly increase how much you can see and be seen at night. Most mechanics will also do headlight adjustments, making sure they are aiming where you need them, for a fairly small price. Your headlights are your first and best line of defense against the limited visibility and shadows that night brings. Secondly, it is important that you keep your front and back windshield clean. Make sure you use a vinegar-based glass cleaner and dry your windows with a shop cloth or newspaper, to avoid leaving any build up or any streaks, which can cause oncoming headlight to splinter and become disorienting.
Lastly, you can also try turning the lights down on your dashboard. Dimming the lights in the interior of your car reduces glare on the windows and can create temporary blind spots while you are driving. Dim the lights enough so that there is no glare, but not so dim that you can’t find anything on your dashboard.
If you have been injured in a nighttime car accident and suspect the other driver was the negligent one, give the attorneys at Nye Law Group a call. We will be happy to investigate your case and handle the insurance companies and the paperwork for you, all while making sure your rights are protected and you get the settlement that you deserve.
Call us today at 912-200-5230 for a free, no-obligation consultation with an attorney
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.