Tag Archives: fatal crash
Truck Driver Gets Five Years for Georgia Crash Killing Five Women
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has reported that a tractor-trailer driver will serve five years in prison after pleading guilty to causing a crash on I-16 that killed five Georgia Southern University nursing students and seriously injured two others. John Wayne Johnson, 56, admitted in a deposition that he’d used his cellphone to text and exchange sexually […]
Two Dead Following High-Speed Chase: Were Police Negligent?
Two Atlanta-area people, who were on their way to a birthday party, are dead following a high-speed police chase. On November 13, 2013, Georgia State Patrol officers began pursuing 38-year-old Timothy Rutland, who was wanted for questioning in an earlier hit-and-run accident in Tiff County. The chase ended when Mr. Rutland ran a stop sign […]
Fatal Semi-truck Collision in Henry County: Is This a Case of Wrongful Death?
In September 2013, a motorcyclist was killed in Atlanta in a collision with a semi-truck. Police state that 45-year-old Edward Bridges, of Riverdale, was riding northbound on Interstate 75, near the intersection of Interstate 675 in Henry County, when a southbound semi-truck crossed the median and collided with Mr. Bridges almost head-on. Apparently the semi-truck […]
Driver in Fatal Hit-And-Run Remains at Large: Can Uninsured Motorist Coverage Help?
Marietta police are looking for a recreational vehicle (RV) that was involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident earlier this year. Police state that the RV was travelling southbound on Interstate 75 near Delk Road, and attempting to change lanes, when the RV rear-ended a Camry. Due to the force of the collision, the Camry crossed […]