Fatal Car Accident in Augusta, GA Under Investigation

February 22, 2021

Saturday, February 20th, at about 2:12 am, a head-on collision claims two lives.

The car accident that occurred on Mike Padgett Highway is being investigated. The road was shut down for about two hours while authorities were investigating the scene after the accident.

Officials say that a vehicle traveling southbound on the 4900 block of Mike Padgett Highway crossed the center lanes and struck a northbound vehicle.  Both drivers had to be extricated from their vehicles by the Fire Department and were pronounced dead at the scene at 3:30am.

The drivers of the vehicles were identified as:

  • Anibal Rosa, 39, of Dallas, Ga., who was driving the northbound vehicle. 
  • James Machino, 41, of Waynesboro, who was driving the southbound vehicle.

M. Austin Jackson Attorney at Law specializes in helping victims and their families who have been injured in motor vehicle accidents. Since 2013, we have recovered millions for our personal injury clients. In the event of wrongful death, the family can seek compensation for the full value of the life that was lost, as well as damages to pay for funeral expenses, loss of companionship, and much more.

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