In September 2018, three people died after a two-vehicle crash involving a wrong-way driver in Union City, South Fulton, Georgia. One of the victims was driving the wrong way on South Fulton Parkway, Georgia. More recently, a suspected drunk driver wrong-way driver caused a major accident driving the wrong way on the I-75 express lanes.
Often times, alcohol is a factor in wrong-way crashes. Injuries caused by a drunk driver in a car accident are entitled to punitive damages. In Gwinnett, there was a wrong-way driver who had injected herself with powerful sedatives just before causing a major accident on GA. 316. She drove 3 miles in the wrong direction while multiple drivers called 911. She hit another vehicle head-on and caused serious injuries.
Wrong-way crashes resulting from head-on collisions often lead to serious injuries or death. Injuries from wrong-way accidents include traumatic brain injury, spinal injuries, and broken limbs.
If you have been injured in an accident involving a wrong-way driver, it is important to retain a knowledgeable lawyer to know all of your options for recovery. Even though the liability may be clear, it is still important to retain a lawyer that can investigate and lead you to the maximum compensation that you deserve. Contact the attorneys at Hong & Sessions Law, LLC at 678-691-3305 to get in touch with a knowledgeable and experienced lawyer.