Athens, GA (October 14, 2021) – At 9 a.m. on the morning of Wednesday, October 13, a bicycle accident with injuries occurred in Athens.
According to the University of Georgia Police Department, the accident happened at the intersection of Lumpkin Street and Carlton Street. A bicyclist was traveling in the area when they entered the intersection at the same time as a passenger vehicle. This caused the vehicles to collide with one another. The bicycle was left with extensive damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The bicyclist, who has not yet been identified, was injured in the accident. They were treated at the scene and then taken to the hospital.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for an extended period of time. This led to delays in the area.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Bicycle Accidents in Georgia
Bicycle accidents are known for being some of the most severe accidents on our roads. This is due to the fact that bicyclists have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. Drivers are expected to pay close attention to the roads around them so that bicycle accidents can be prevented. In one recent year’s time, it is estimated that approximately 20 people were killed in bicycle accidents and many others were injured. It is never easy to face the aftermath of a bicycle accident on your own. If you have sustained serious injuries in one of these accidents, you may be feeling alone and confused. It is important that you speak with an attorney that you can trust in your time of need.
Being hurt in a bicycle accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. This is especially true if you have a long road to recovery due to serious injuries. Some of the most severe injuries that stem from bicycle accidents include the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Road rash
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Organ damage
The injuries that stem from bicycle accidents can impact your life for an extended period of time. If you have been hurt in a bicycle accident, you may be feeling alone and confused. It is important that you speak with an Athens personal injury attorney that you can trust in your time of need.
Athens Bicycle Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you move forward after a bicycle accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after a bicycle crash on both physical and financial levels. Our attorneys will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the legal system. We will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact an accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 579-1790 for more information on how we can assist you.
Note: We have constructed this post using outside sources, including news bulletins and first-hand accounts from outside sources. The details concerning this accident have not been independently verified and so, if you have identified false information, please inform us immediately. We will adjust the post to reflect accurate content.
Disclaimer: At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC Attorneys at Law, we are always looking to improve the quality and safety of our state and have been saddened by the outcome of many accidents across Georgia. We hope to inform those in our community about these accidents in the hopes that they will work to avoid serious Georgia accidents in the future. These posts are not to be taken as a solicitation for business. The information within should never be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We hope that all involved in these accidents will receive a speedy recovery.