When making the decision to travel by automobile, virtually every Georgia resident is aware that there are risks involved. In many cases, people take steps to minimize those risks, such as avoiding driving during peak traffic times or late at night when the risk of encountering a drunk driver is believed to be elevated. A recent crash, however, demonstrates that there are risks present at all times, even during a Sunday afternoon drive. The case may lead to criminal charges, and possibly wrongful death suits against the responsible party.
While the crash remains under investigation, police have stated that a mother and daughter have died as a result of injuries sustained during the accident. The women were traveling northbound on Old Augusta Road South in Springfield when a pickup truck heading southbound on that road crossed into their lane of travel. The resulting crash also included a third vehicle.