A two-vehicle collision on Truman Parkway in Savannah claimed the life of a male motorist. The accident happened on Thursday, October 28th. The Savannah Police Department, Traffic Investigation Unit listed failure to maintain lane and adverse road conditions as the cause of the accident.
The SPD stated that officers responded at the accident scene around noon on northbound Truman Parkway near Montgomery Cross Road in a press release. The preliminary inquiry disclosed that a Nissan Pathfinder driven by the victim traveled southbound on Truman when it entered the grass median.
The vehicle then rotated and crossed into the northbound lane. An oncoming black BMW X5 then struck the Nissan on the passenger side, causing it to roll into a guardrail. The driver passed away from the injuries sustained at the crash site. The police are withholding his name until they notify his next-of-kin.
The BMW driver suffered non-severe injuries. The TIU is continuing the investigation into the collision on Truman Parkway. There is no additional information.
Motor vehicle accidents claim American lives daily. In 2019, there were 33,244 fatal motor vehicle crashes in the United States, of which 36,096 deaths occurred. These accidents happen due to drivers breaching their duty of care to other road users. A motorist who breaches the duty to drive carefully and obey traffic rules would be liable if an accident happens.
Liability means that the negligent driver would compensate the victim for their injuries and other losses from the accident. The latter often refers to the damages to the victim’s vehicle and any personal property. Getting compensation is easier when a victim works with an accident attorney.
So, contact us at Bethune Law Firm to speak with a Georgia auto accident attorney. We offer free initial consultations.