According to the Department of Transportation (DOT), there were 23,640 fatalities on Georgia's highways between 1994 and 2008. The most urban area, Fulton County, had 124 deaths. Clayton County highways were ranked third in the greatest number of fatalities with 48. Georgia ranked in the top 20 states for highway fatalities.
Consulting a Clayton County attorney after a car accident enhances a victim's ability to receive a reasonable settlement. If you have been injured in an automobile accident in Clayton County you should discuss your case with a car accident attorney at the Law Offices of Shane Smith.
A tractor trailer driver's excessive speed as he headed into a curve was responsible for the truck tipping and crushing a passenger in an accident in another state. The other driver was driving to her high school to pick up her diploma.
The driver of the other vehicle saw the big rig tip just before it fell and spilled its load of broccoli. She attempted to avoid the truck but it fell on the passenger's side of her car, killing the driver's mother.
According to the police report, the driver was cited for excessive speed on the curved road.
If you or someone you know has been hurt in an auto accident, meet with a Clayton County auto accident lawyer. Call the Law Offices of Shane Smith to schedule a free legal consultation.