Collision with police car claims life of woman

| Feb 27, 2014 | Car Accidents


A car accident in Fulton can lead to injuries and even death. Accidents occur when least expected and often result in significant pain and suffering. Because an auto accident can cause such damage, drivers and pedestrians must always be vigilant while on the road. However, there are times when accidents cannot be avoided and the worst case scenario comes to pass.

A woman was killed recently when her 2014 Ford Edge collided with a vehicle being driven by a state trooper on the interstate. The officer was driving in the inside lane when the Edge attempted to enter the same lane from the middle lane. State police believe that she was making a legal maneuver at the time of the crash. The officer’s vehicle hit the Edge and it flipped and rolled multiple times. The officer exited his vehicle attempted to treat the woman, but she was declared dead at the scene.

The loved ones of a person who is injured or killed in a car accident will have many things to think about in the aftermath. If the person survives, after the relief, there will be issues such as how to pay for medical treatment, what to do about the lost income and the future if the individual is unable to return to normal. If the person is killed, there will be significant pain and suffering for the family members left behind. In many circumstances, they will seek compensation for their losses. Accepting an early settlement offer might seem to be an effort at closure, but it is often not the wisest decision for the future considering the problems – financial and personal – that can crop up after such an occurrence.

In this case, the woman who died was apparently making a legal maneuver in her vehicle when the squad car crashed into her. Unfortunately, she was killed in the car accident. Her family would be well-advised to discuss the circumstances of this case with an attorney before taking any other steps.

Source: Savannah Morning News, “Florida woman killed in crash with Ga. state trooper,” Dash Coleman, Feb. 20, 2014

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