A 25-year-old Hazlehurst man was indicted on Feb. 5 for several crimes including first-degree vehicular homicide, driving under the influence of drugs and serious injury by a vehicle. He was also indicted for various traffic-related offenses. These charges stemmed from the young man's alleged involvement in causing a fatal crash that occurred in June along Gordon Highway in Augusta.
A fatal rollover accident occurred late in the evening on Dec. 23 right near exit 194 of Interstate 20. That exit, which leads to GA-383, Belair Road and Dyson Parkway, is located in Grovetown, a city that lies just over 12 miles to the southwest of central Augusta.
When it's chilly outside, the emergence of the sun from behind the clouds can quickly brighten your spirits and warm you up. Depending on the time of the day and the direction that you're driving in, it can also make it difficult for you to safely maneuver your vehicle.
A 22-year-old Augusta man was stuck and killed while walking near the intersection of Interstate 520 East and Gordon Highway on Oct. 3. Police first started receiving calls about a 2015 Honda Accord having allegedly struck the man just after 11:22 p.m. that day.
A 26-year-old Augusta man is wanted for felony fleeing and eluding charges after he fled in a vehicle from a Richmond County deputy sheriff at around 1:30 a.m., on Tuesday, Sept. 4. The pursuit ended when the deputy was seriously injured in a crash.
A 32-year-old Augusta man entered an early guilty plea on one count of first-degree murder on Monday, Aug. 13 in Columbia County Superior Court.
A 79-year-old Augusta woman is dead and 51-year-old Hephzibah woman has been arrested for her death after a fatal car crash that occurred in the Walmart parking lot on the Bobby Jones Expressway. The defendant has been charged with both vehicular homicide and a failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk after striking the woman Friday afternoon.
One of the most common injuries in a car crash is an injury to the spinal cord. In fact, motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of traumatic spinal cord injuries in those under the age of 65. These injuries, whether complete or incomplete, change a victim's life forever.
When you take to the road, you'll do whatever it takes to avoid trouble. Unfortunately, you shouldn't assume that every other driver is being as cautious as you.
Distracted driving is no minor thing. It a significant safety danger. The accidents coming from this unsafe driving behavior can cause incredibly serious injuries. These injuries can have life-long impacts, which is among the reasons why legal claims for compensation can be such an important thing for victims of distracted driving crashes.