Elderly GA Man Killed in Alleged Street Racing Accident in Roswell

Posted on Dec 24, 2014

Georgia police believe street racing may have been the cause of a deadly crash that killed an innocent 87-year-old man in Roswell, GA earlier this month. Local authorities are looking for the driver of one of two cars witnesses say were racing down Highway 9 in front of North Fulton Hospital when the accident occurred, killing the innocent elderly man. If you have been injured in a GA car accident, or if you lost a loved one in a fatal wreck in Georgia, consult our knowledgeable attorneys at Rechtman & Spevak today for legal help. You may have grounds to file a personal injury or wrongful death suit against the person or party found at-fault in the accident, in order to pursue financial compensation for your injuries and medical expenses.

Mustang and BMW May Have Been Racing

According to the Roswell Police Department, the fatal accident took place on the afternoon of December 14, as 87-year-old Richard Rosen was attempting to make a left-hand turn into North Fulton Hospital off of Highway 9. Police say a white Ford Mustang GT and a black BMW may have been racing northbound on Alpharetta Highway from Holcomb Bridge Road at the same time, between 12:30 p.m. and 12:40 p.m. A video from a nearby business that captured the deadly accident on its surveillance camera shows Rosen slowly approaching the hospital in the left turn lane, when the BWM slammed into his vehicle and then spun around. The driver of the white Mustang was able to avoid the accident and appeared to slow down, but then left the scene of the collision.

Our Skilled Personal Injury Lawyers Can Help

Following the fatal accident in Georgia, the driver of the BMW received treatment at a local hospital for minor injuries, and Roswell police are now looking for the driver of the white Mustang for more information related to the deadly collision. “We just want to follow up with the driver of that white Mustang because we do believe he or she was at the accident scene at the time and may have some more information based on what he or she witnessed,” said Sgt. Noah Caplan of the Roswell Police Department. If you or a loved one has suffered injuries in a car accident in Atlanta, Marietta, or elsewhere in Georgia, contact our reputable personal injury lawyers at Rechtman & Spevak today to discuss your legal options.

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