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Negligent Driver? Ambulance Driver, Gina Ayres, Killed in Head-On Collision While Responding to Call in Forsyth County, Georgia

Posted By Danny Dalton | November 18 2022 | Truck Accidents

Local news reports that the incident occurred on Thursday morning. Ayres, 57, was driving a Central EMS ambulance with lights and siren activated. Ayres was in the turn lane, and a tractor-trailer had come to an abrupt stop to allow the ambulance to pass. A Ford Mustang had followed the tractor-trailer too closely and swerved into the turn lane to avoid a crash. The Ford Mustang struck the ambulance head-on. Ayres was transported to Wellstar North Fulton Hospital, where she died of her injuries. Blanco Fermin Rodolfo, the driver of the Ford Mustang, was also taken to the same hospital in critical condition. Ayres was the wife of Forsyth County Deputy Sheriff Tony Skindzier. They have two children.

Steps to Take in Litigating a Case Involving Trucks and Tractor-Trailers:

Legal contributor Attorney Brian Mickelsen, an experienced Georgia and South Carolina truck accident lawyer, represents victims injured or killed in semi-truck accidents. Below, Attorney Mickelsen shared his insight into the legal options available to victims injured in commercial truck accidents.

  1. Preserve and collect relevant evidence as soon as possible. This includes, but is not limited to, dash cam footage, witness statements, video, photographs, tire marks, black box data, and so forth.

 

  1. Retain an expert to inspect the scene of the accident.

 

  1. Obtain a copy of the accident report and speak with the witnesses and responding officer.

 

  1. Collect medical records and bills and ensure the injured party gets treatment.

 

  1. Identify and research the at-fault driver and all other relevant parties.

An experienced attorney at Mickelsen Dalton LLC can help determine if you have a claim and advise you of your options. Our attorneys have successfully represented several victims in trucking and towing accidents. Within the past three years, Mickelsen Dalton LLC has recovered over $40 million in verdicts and settlements on behalf of our clients. We have been featured in Fox News, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and several other national news organizations.

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