Justice Available? Callie Dean Killed, 2 Others Critically Injured, in Accident on Ocean Boulevard in St. Simons Island.
St. Simons Island News
A motor vehicle accident involving two vehicles left two people dead and two others seriously injured Saturday evening, June 1, 2019. According to TheBrunswickNews.com, a speeding 2019 Camaro collided with a 2011 Dodge Caravan, killing both occupants of the Camaro and leaving the occupants of the Dodge critically injured. According to the report, "the silver Camaro was traveling southbound on Ocean Boulevard “at a high rate of speed” when the collision occurred at 5:53 p.m. Saturday." The news story states "[t]he Camaro was partially in the northbound lane, prompting the driver of the Dodge Caravan to make efforts to avoid impact...[t]he Camaro struck the passenger side of the Caravan head-on on Ocean Boulevard...near St. Simons Elementary School." 25-year-old Callie Dean of Blackshear was one of the occupants in the Camaro who was fatally injured. The two critically injured occupants of the Dodge were flown by helicopter to Memorial Hospital in Savannah according to the report.
The incident remains under investigation and according to the report, Georgia State Patrol suspects alcohol played a role in the deadly crash.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this tragedy continue to develop, Callie Dean's family may elect to seek justice and file a civil claim for their loss. In addition, any other injured victims may elect to seek justice and file a civil claim for their injuries. The Murray Law Firm has had extensive and successful experience representing victims of motor vehicle claims in Georgia, and the legal team at the firm suggests that the family of Callie Dean and any other injured victims should retain a law firm without delay to protect their interests and ensure an unbiased investigation and the preservation of any and all evidence. Photographs of the roadways and vehicles involved and a review of surveillance footage from nearby businesses or properties, if any exists, will need to be performed immediately before this evidence is damaged or destroyed.
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