Hogansville, GA (October 21, 2018) – Early Sunday morning a crash on Interstate 85, near mile marker 53 resulted in the death of the driver and the hospitalization of two of her passengers.
According to one of her passengers Cheryl Green, 43, of Hogansville reportedly fell asleep at the wheel while driving her truck. The passengers included two young children and another unidentified occupant, according to the Georgia State Patrol. Green was not wearing her seatbelt at the time of the incident and consequently was partially ejected from her vehicle during the crash. She was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The two children in the backseat were immediately transported to Egleston Children’s Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The other front seat occupant was completely unharmed in the crash.
At this time authorities do not suspect that alcohol played a role in the fatal accident.
Georgia Personal Injury
At this time we wish to offer our sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of Cheryl Green. We know that this is one of the most difficult times you have ever had to endure. We would also like to wish the children who were harmed in this accident a full and speedy recovery.
Being involved in a car accident as a passenger is scary. You have no control over the situation or the events that led up to it. All you can do is share in the consequences of somebody else’s decision. When that driver falls asleep behind the wheel and you or someone you love is injured as a result, it is in your best interest to hire a reputable personal injury attorney as quickly as possible. Car accidents often result in medical bills and time missed from work at a minimum. Georgia has laws in place to protect you from being financially responsible for the negligence of another person.
Reach out to the Nye Law Group today and speak with one of our attorneys about the specifics of your case. We want to make sure you get your full compensation under the law, For a free consultation, call us at 912-200-5230.
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