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Mother Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit after Fatal Road Crash in Georgia

autoFollowing the death of 5 Georgia Southern University students in multi-vehicle pileup on April 22, the mother of one of the victims has filed a wrongful death lawsuit.

The accident occurred at I-16, near Savannah, Georgia, after a tractor-trailer failed to stop, hence causing a chain reaction involving 6 other vehicles in front of it. Five people were killed while 3 others were injured in the accident.

On April 29, Kim Deloach McQuaig, the mother of Abbie Deloach, 21, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the concerned trucking company, Total Transportation, as well as its Tennessee-based parent company U.S. Xpress Enterprises.

The lawsuit seeks a jury trial and demands $15,000 in addition to punitive damages and attorneys’ costs.