State Route 20, GA (November 11, 2018) – The Georgia State Patrol claimed that one person died from a head-on collision while she was making a move to Alabama. The woman died on State Route 20 late Friday night, November 9.
The victim has since been identified by police as 62-year-old Vanessa Ruth Johnson. She had been heading west on the highway heading toward Alabama when she was struck by a vehicle driven by 22-year-old Amber Eason. The accident happened head-on.
Police say that the accident took place near the intersection of Lake Park near the Martha’s Skillet in the area around 9:30 p.m. Johnson was pronounced dead at 10:30 p.m.
Eason was taken to the Floyd Medical Center where she was treated for her injuries and released.
We would like to extend our condolences to the friends and families of Vanessa Johnson during this difficult time, as we understand just how difficult it can be to lose a loved one.
Head-on Collision in Georgia
In Georgia, a total of 1,430 people were killed in accidents across 2015. Many of these accidents took place due to speeding, rollover incidents, and more. Head-on collisions are known for being some of the most fatal accidents that occur on our roads, taking many lives every year.
If you have lost a loved one to a head-on accident, you might have questions about how to move forward at this time. Maybe you and your family are dealing with the reality that your financial and emotional situation is not at its prime, and you wonder how you will be able to move on. At the Nye Law Group, we want to be here for you and stand by your side at this time. Call us for more information at 912-200-5230 to find out what we can do for you.
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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.