After causing a fatal car accident, the fate of a Norcross High School student is now in the hands of local authorities. Bryce Dykes, 18, was driving his Jeep Cherokee on Peachtree Industrial Boulevard when his vehicle slammed into the back of a Nissan Altima being driven by Michael Zhu. Zhu’s passenger, Lind Lin of Roswell was immediately taken to Atlanta Medical Center but subsequently died as a result of her injuries. Lin worked for the Georgia Department of Transportation as a computer engineer prior to her death. Now Dykes, the quarterback of the Norcross football team, faces possible vehicular homicide charges in connection with the auto accident after initially being cited for following to close.
Tragic events such as this one happen all too frequently on Georgia’s roads and highways. In situations such as this wrongful death accident, the consequents of not paying your undivided attention to the road can have devastating and life altering consequences in the blink of an eye. Now as a result of one simple mistake, two families will never be the same. That is both very sad and very tragic to say the least.
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 in 2017, he has also been called out as one of 10 Best Attorneys For Georgia by the American Institute Of Personal Injury Attorneys.