Savannah, GA (November 26, 2018) – A former Allegany County teacher lost their life in a multi-vehicle accident that took place on Interstate 95 on Sunday afternoon, November 25.
The teacher was identified as Lou Petronella, who was a longtime teacher who taught in Allegany County and Mineral County. His wife, Becky, was in the same vehicle and was injured and taken to the hospital.
Interstate 95 was closed for several hours while police investigated the accident. In total, they said that six vehicles were involved in the accident and four people were injured.
At this time, the investigation into the cause of the accident continues.
We would like to take a moment to extend our sincere condolences to the friends and family of Lou Petronella through this difficult time, as we understand how difficult it can be to lose a loved one in an accident.
Fatal Accident in Georgia
Every hour, 70 drivers will be involved in car accidents across the state, some of which are serious in nature and some of which are minor. The amount of accidents that take lives every year is around 1,700. These accidents happen for many reasons, most of which are due to the negligence of other parties.
At the Nye Law Group, we have made it our responsibility to assist those who have been affected by the reckless actions of others on our roads. It is tremendously important to remember that you have many noteworthy rights after an accident, especially if you have lost somebody close to you due to the carelessness of another party. Contact us for more information on how to get started on your case at 912-200-5230.
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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.