Silver Creek, GA (December 27, 2018) – On Christmas Day, one person was involved in a fatal accident on GA-101. The identity of the individual has now been released.
64-year-old Billy Joe Rittenhouse died of blunt force trauma, according to the Coroner who arrived at the scene. Rittenhouse had been driving a pickup truck on Christmas Day when he was involved in an accident on Rockmart Highway.
The accident took place around 10:30 a.m. just north of Windmill Drive, which closed the road for about an hour. Rittenhouse was immediately taken to the Floyd Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased due to his severe injuries.
Police say that the crash is still being investigated at this time.
Fatal accidents can be life-changing for many people who suffer due to them. We would like to extend our sincere condolences to those who have suffered losses due to the sudden death of Billy Joe Rittenhouse, as we understand just how difficult it can be to face one of these accidents and move forward.
Fatal Accident in Georgia
In the past few years, the amount of fatal accidents in Georgia have increased as well as the amount of people who have sustained injuries. In 2015, 1,430 people lost their lives throughout the entire year while 19,405 required hospitalization for some of the most severe injuries.
At the Nye Law Group, our experienced Georgia wrongful death attorneys understand the many legal concepts that might be prevalent in your case as you go through this time of turmoil. We understand how a Georgia car accident can change a life in the blink of an eye when a loved one is taken from you. We are here for you when you need us the most in the midst of your case. Let us assist you and help you work toward case results you deserve. Contact us for more information today at 912-200-5230.
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