Two Georgia women and a 27-day-old infant were killed on Christmas Day in a devastating car accident in GA, which also injured four other people, according to the Georgia State Patrol (GSP). The collision took place at 5:47 pm on Georgia Highway 53 near Mauldin in Gordon County, and was allegedly caused by one motorist losing control of his vehicle and striking another car head-on, killing the driver and two of her passengers. If you have been seriously injured in a car accident in Georgia, your first course of action after seeking medical attention should be to contact our reputable attorneys at Rechtman & Spevak. With our lawyers on your side, you can carefully consider your legal options and pursue the compensation you deserve for your injuries and accident-related medical bills.
Injuries, Fatalities Resulting From Tragic Collision
According to the accident report filed by Georgia State Patrol, a 1996 Ford Bronco driven by 35-year-old Brent Lynch was traveling eastbound on Georgia 53, when the vehicle left the road on the right side, re-entered the roadway, and collided head-on with a 2006 Kia Spectra. The Kia was being driven by 40-year-old April Nacoale Winters, who was killed in the accident, as were two passengers in her vehicle – 21-year-old Tanika Latrice Ackies and an infant just 27 days old. Two other passengers in the Kia, Alexis Gardner, 20, and Ratanza Winters, also 20, suffered injuries in the collision and were transported to Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga for treatment. Brent Lynch and his passenger, 35-year-old Crystal Lynch, were also injured in the crash and taken to Erlanger.
Contact Our Skilled Attorneys for Legal Help
The deadly Georgia car accident is under investigation by GSP Calhoun and the Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team, and charges are currently pending against the allegedly negligent driver, Brent Lynch. When it comes to Georgia car accidents, negligence comes in all different shapes and forms, including speeding, reckless driving, distracted driving, driver fatigue and more. Unfortunately, statistics show that human error accounts for more than 90% of all motor vehicle accidents in the United States. If you have suffered injuries in a GA car accident caused by another driver’s negligence, or if you lost a loved one in such an accident, consult our knowledgeable lawyers at Rechtman & Spevak as soon as possible. With the help of our experienced attorneys, you may be able to file a personal injury or wrongful death claim against the driver found at-fault in the accident, in order to seek fair and timely reimbursement for your accident-related losses.