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Serving Georgia For Over 36 Years

Our Georgia Auto Accident Lawyers at Montlick and Associates know that those who are involved in a car accident while traveling the streets and highways of Georgia typically have many questions about their options and remedies. Motor vehicles accidents can cause life-altering injuries or the loss of a loved one, regardless of whether you are a driver, passenger, motorcyclist or pedestrian. We have provided this blog to provide information about common causes of auto accidents as part of our 36-year commitment to helping families prevent injuries. It is our hope that reading about these real life experiences will help new drivers better understand the serious responsibilities and obligations that come with driving any car, truck, SUV, ATV, boat or other motor vehicle, and provide food for thought, including for discussions with family, as to steps that can be taken to avoid causing injuries or being injured as a result of someone else’s negligence. *

Montlick & Associates has a long history of public service through our Award Winning Public Service Programs, that fall under two main umbrellas: helping families prevent injuries and supporting our troops and their families. As personal injury lawyers we get to see first-hand the devastation caused by negligent drivers. We also often get to see how so many accidents can be avoided or injuries lessened by taking certain precautions. That was the impetus in 1987 for the development of our first safety program- Help Keep Kids Safe. Research shows that most accidents can be prevented through safety education and a little extra care. Over the years our safety efforts to help families prevent injuries have included weekly two minute family safety tip news segments broadcast on WSB-TV News in Atlanta, our Don’t Text and Drive Campaign, our Don’t Drink & Drive Campaign (started in 1984), our Child Passenger Safety Programs, an annual Teen Driver Academy as part of our partnership with the Safe America Foundation, our Booster Seat Campaign, Prom Safety events, Free Car Safety Checks, bringing driving simulators to teens, proactively supporting and lobbying for the passage of a law in Georgia to help prevent distracted driving, and our one of our newest programs iRideSafe.com that covers all aspects of vehicle safety and provides extensive videos on the proper use of car and booster seats. To learn more about our pubic service programs- visit our Community Service page.

We sincerely hope that you and your loved ones are never injured. If you have questions about your legal rights, we invite you to contact us to schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced Georgia Car Accident Attorneys. Our attorneys offer high quality legal representation to those throughout Georgia and the Southeast who have been injured in any type of auto, truck, SUV, bus, train, motorcycle, pedestrian or bike accident.


Drunk Driver Strikes Police Car in Escambia County, Florida

March 30, 2020

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, FL- Wkrg.com writes that a drunk driver struck a police vehicle in a parking lot this week in Escambia County. The police vehicle was an Escambia County Sheriff SUV, and the Florida Highway Patrol arrived on the scene to investigate the incident. The drunk driver was operating a sedan just off of Saufley Field Road in Pensacola. The driver backed up and collided with the police car, which was responding to another call.*

Interstate Collision Killed One in Clayton County, Georgia

March 30, 2020

CLAYTON COUNTY, GA- Cbs46.com writes that a car crash left one man dead on Interstate 675 this week. The crash involved two vehicles that collided and crashed off of the roadway. A sedan was left completely mangled by the wreck after a pickup truck with a trailer crashed on top of the smaller vehicle.*

Man From Brazil Being Held For Visa Violation Following Tragic Crash that Killed Four

March 30, 2020

FL- Cnsnews.com writes that a horrible crash that killed four members of the same family, including two women and two children, is now being held on a violation of his visa. The driver crashed his pickup truck into the rear of the family’s Toyota Sienna, killing a woman, the woman’s two children, and the woman’s mother. The 26-year-old man received a citation for “careless driving,” for his role in the tragedy.*

Charter Bus Crashes Killing Three in Pala Mesa, California

March 30, 2020

PALA MESA, CA- Sanluisobispo.com writes that three people died, and another eighteen people suffered injuries when a bus rolled over. Rainfall caused the roads to be slick at the time of the crash. Reports indicate that the bus was not equipped with seatbelts and that several of the occupants were thrown from the vehicle as it rolled down an embankment.*

Employee Tragically Dies at Tyson Beef Plant

March 30, 2020

FINNEY COUNTY, KS- Wattagnet.com writes that a man died at a Tyson beef processing plant in Kansas. The victim was identified as a 30-year-old man from Garden City. Reports indicate that police were called to the scene after a man working on the harvest assembly line was found not breathing.*

Two-Vehicle Crash on Interstate 40 Injures One in Roane County, South Carolina

March 29, 2020

ROANE COUNTY, SC- 1057news.com writes that a collision took place this week on Interstate 4 in Roane County. The accident involved a 2010 Ford F-150 and a 2019 Nissan Kick. The motorists were both driving westbound close to mile marker 343 when the 64-year-old Maryville man driving the Ford collided with the side of the Nissan. The 58-year-old man in the Nissan suffered injuries in the collision.*

Woman Facing Charges Following Tragic Crash That Killed Motorcyclist

March 29, 2020

HALL COUNTY, GA- Gainesvilletimes.com writes that a woman is now facing charges for a crash that killed a motorcyclist this week in Hall County. The driver was identified as a 66-year-old woman from Illinois. Police charged the driver with vehicular homicide in the second-degree, which is classified under Georgia law as a misdemeanor.*

Traffic Crashes Number One Killer of Marines

March 25, 2020

USA- Marinecorpstimes.com writes that the number one mishap killer of marine officers is due to car and motorcycle accidents.  In a short amount of time, three officers tragically died in separate crashes. Two motorcycle accidents and one pedestrian incident left all three victims dead.*

Tragic Head-On Collision in Twiggs County, Georgia Kills Two

March 24, 2020

TWIGGS COUNTY, GA- 41nbc.com writes that a head-on collision left two drivers dead this week in Twiggs County. The victims were identified as a 41-year-old man from Wrightsville and a 67-year-old man from Perry. The crash occurred at the intersection of State Route 96 and Patricia Drive in the mid-morning.*

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* This blog is intended to provide the public with news concerning serious automobile accidents and related stories. Although we are receiving this information from news organizations, sometimes initial reports are different from conclusions reached by law enforcement personnel and other organizations. Therefore, the accuracy of the content is not guaranteed. The information published here is based on information that has already been reported by a news organization, or other sources, but if it pertains to you or your family and you do not wish for it to be on our website, please email us at [email protected] and we will be happy to remove it.


Please Note:
Many of our blog articles discuss the law. All information provided about the law is very general in nature and should not be relied upon as legal advice. Every situation is different, and should be analyzed by a lawyer who can provide individualized advice based on the facts involved in your unique situation, and a consideration of all of the nuances of the statutes and case law that apply at the time.