Two people were killed in a car accident on Monday morning on I-75 in Morrow, Georgia. According to police, a driver struck two people who were attempting to change a tire on the side of I-75 on Monday morning. According to Morrow police, a brother and sister visiting from Texas were struck by a car entering I-75 northbound at the ramp from Jonesboro Road at approximately 11:30 a.m. The two victims were changing a flat tire in the area between the entrance ramp and I-75. One of the victims was pronounced dead at the scene. The other was taken by ambulance to Grady Memorial Hospital but later died of his injuries. According to reports, the police investigation is ongoing and charges are expected to be filed against the driver who struck the two victims.
Incidents like this highlight the danger people face on Georgia’s interstates and highways. The following steps are recommended for drivers who find themselves in an emergency situation on the highway.
What to Do if you Must Pullover on a Busy Roadway:
1. Pull Completely Off the Road
2. Activate Your Emergency Flashers
3. Place Reflectorized Triangles Behind Your Vehicle
4. Call for Emergency Roadside Assistance
5. Don’t Stand Behind or Beside your Vehicle
What to do if you or a loved one is injured in a car accident:
If you or a loved one has been injured or killed in a car accident, please call the attorneys at Glass & Robson at (404) 751-4702 for a free consultation. The attorneys at our firm have handled numerous cases for car accident victims and we welcome the opportunity to speak with you.