In a tragic Georgia auto accident, a Liberty County man was killed after the driver of the vehicle he was riding in mistakenly turned in front of an on coming Georgia State Patrol trooper on U.S 84 in Midway, Georgia. John R. McGrath, 66, of Midway was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of the collision. The at fault driver of the vehicle and another passenger suffered only minor injuries even though she was directly struck on the driver’s side of her Honda Accord.
According to savannahnow.com :
Escape sport utility vehicle when he collided with a 2003 Honda Accord being driven by Shaina Simmons, 17, of Midway.
Lewis said Simmons was attempting to make a left turn into the westbound lane on U.S. 84 from Cross Creek Drive.
McGrath apparently was unable to brake in time to avoid the collision, striking the Honda on the driver’s side.
A partner with Childers, Schlueter & Smith, LLC,, Brandon Smith has devoted his practice to pharmaceutical litigation, mass torts, products liability and serious personal injury. A frequent guest speaker at legal seminars all over the country—Brandon is focused on helping injured victims nationwide, however possible. Named a SuperLawyer again in 2019, he has also been called out as one of 10 Best Attorneys For Georgia by the American Institute Of Personal Injury Attorneys and a Top 100 Lawyer in Georgia by the National Trial Lawyers in 2019.