Athens, GA (September 2, 2021) – At 12:52 p.m. on the afternoon of Wednesday, September 1, a car crash with injuries occurred at an intersection in Athens.
According to the University of Georgia Police Department, the accident happened at the intersection of Carlton Street and East Campus Road. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they entered the intersection at the same time, forcefully colliding. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged due to the accident. They had to be removed from the area by a tow truck.
Paramedics and numerous other local responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One of the drivers, who has not yet been identified, was taken to a local hospital for treatment. Their condition is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for an extended period of time as police cleared the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents happen in the blink of an eye throughout the state of Georgia. In just one year, over 116,000 people are injured in car accidents due to the outright reckless acts of others. These accidents happen in a variety of areas but intersections are some of the most common. In just one recent year in the U.S., over 2.5 million intersection accidents occurred due to reckless reasons. These accidents happen due to a wide array of reasons including driver distractions, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you have been hurt in a serious car accident caused by another party, you have a variety of options. It is crucial that you seek the help of an attorney in your time of need.
The aftermath of a car accident can leave you feeling alone and confused. If you have suffered from injuries caused by a car accident, you should be prepared to speak with an Athens car accident lawyer who can answer your questions. For instance, what deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to your claim? What evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? Will your case be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you can answer when you speak with a dedicated Athens personal injury lawyer.
Athens Car Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC have diligently assisted those injured in car accidents over the years. We believe that you have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. It is up to you to show that another party caused your accident. Luckily, we have the resources that you need to be successful when it comes to your claim. We are here for you every step of the way. Please contact an accident attorney in Athens at (888) 579-1790 for more information on how we can help you at this time.
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.