Car accident in Atlanta

NORCROSS, GA – A tragic vehicle collision claimed the life of 74-year-old William Brown on Sunday, May 21, 2024, in the unincorporated area of Norcross, Gwinnett County. The incident involved a Volvo and a Toyota Sienna minivan at the intersection of Buford Highway and South Peachtree Street.

The Gwinnett County Police Department reported that Brown was a passenger in the Volvo involved in the accident. Emergency services pronounced him deceased at the scene. The circumstances leading up to the collision are still under investigation, with no immediate report on other injuries or fatalities resulting from the crash.

William Brown was a well-respected community member known for his involvement with the Lionheart Theatre and his role as the Toys for Tots Santa Claus featured on FOX 5 Atlanta.

Authorities urge anyone with information regarding the accident to come forward as part of the ongoing investigation, which seeks to determine contributing factors such as speeding, impairment due to alcohol or drugs, improper lane use, failure to yield, or distracted driving—issues that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration cites as leading causes of motor vehicle fatalities.

The family of William Brown may consider filing a wrongful death claim, depending on the investigation’s outcome. This legal action can provide financial compensation for medical and funeral expenses, loss of companionship, and emotional distress.

Source: The Legal Advocate