Macon, GA – Two Dead After Car Crash on Hawkinsville Road

Macon, GA (November 9, 2022) – On Wednesday, November 9th, two people were killed in a collision that occurred on Hawkinsville Road close to Smiley’s Flea Market.

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office says the victims of Wednesday’s crash were a 57-year-old man from Jones County and a 20-year-old man from Macon.

Deputies were told by witnesses that the white vehicle, driven by the 57-year-old man, pulled out from Cochran Field Road and attempted to cross over Hawkinsville Road when he was struck by a black vehicle, driven by the 20-year-old man, traveling south on Hawkinsville Road.

According to a statement that was included in a news release issued by the BCSO, “during the collision, both vehicles rolled over and ended up in the median.”

Both of the drivers were pronounced dead on the scene by the coroner. The names of the victims will not be released until their families have been notified.


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Fatal Car Accidents in Georgia

Every second, a motor vehicle accident occurs somewhere in the United States. Although many car accidents are usually minor, others cause significant injuries and have the potential to be fatal for anyone involved.

It is normal to feel helpless and alone when a loved one dies in a car accident. You might find yourself worrying about how you’re going to pay the growing debts while going through the difficult process of grieving the loss of a loved one. This response to the circumstances is entirely appropriate.

You have the right to a range of different types of compensation for your loss when someone you love passes away as a result of someone else’s careless actions. Money can help you move forward financially even though it cannot bring the person you love back to life.

You might be entitled to the following types of compensation if a fatal auto accident caused the loss of a loved one:

  • Loss of earning capacity
  • Medical costs incurred before death
  • Loss of companionship
  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • The average value of the services that the deceased person could have provided
  • Punitive damages may be awarded if the defendant’s actions are proven to be reckless

After suffering the loss of a loved one in a collision with another vehicle, it is imperative that you get in touch with a devoted Macon Wrongful Death Attorney as soon as possible.

It is not an easy task to navigate the legal system while dealing with the loss of a loved one. You will be able to concentrate on your mental health and overall well-being if you hire an experienced car accident lawyer to handle all of your legal matters.

If you do not have legal representation, it may be extremely challenging for you to obtain fair compensation for any of the losses you have suffered.

Call The Brown Firm at (800) 529-1441 to schedule a no-cost consultation with a Fatal Car Accident Lawyer if you would like to discuss your legal options after losing someone you love in a fatal auto accident. 

Note: This post was built using information obtained from third parties, such as news articles and accounts provided by third parties with first-hand knowledge. The information on this accident has not been independently verified. If you discover any inaccuracies in the details, please let us know as soon as possible. We will modify the post so that it contains accurate information. 

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