Athens, GA (October 14, 2021) – At 6:54 p.m. on the evening of Tuesday, October 12, a car crash with injuries occurred in Athens.
According to the University of Georgia Police Department, the accident happened at the intersection of East Campus Road and Carlton Street. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they entered the intersection at the same time, colliding with each other. The vehicles involved in the accident were extensively damaged as a result.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One driver was injured in the collision. The injured party was taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries, though their condition is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for a period of time as police worked to clear the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents happen every hour of the day and land hundreds of thousands of people in the hospital each year. In just one recent year’s time in the state of Georgia, over 116,000 people were hurt in car accidents caused by others. These accidents happen in many areas but intersections are known for being some of the most common and dangerous places. Millions of intersection-related accidents happen every single year. In one recent year, over 2.5 million intersection accidents happened due to the outright recklessness of others. These accidents happen due to many reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, drowsy driving, and more. If you have been hurt in a car accident, you should speak with an attorney that you can rely on.
The aftermath of a car accident might be one of the most devastating things that you have ever endured. You may have a variety of questions that only an Athens car accident lawyer will be able to answer. For instance, what types of deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to moving forward with your claim? What evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? What should you say when you speak with the insurance company for the first time? These are questions that you can answer when you have the help of an Athens personal injury attorney on your side.
Athens Car Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you move forward after a car accident that is not your fault. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. Our attorneys will help you navigate the legal system and work toward the compensation you deserve for many aspects. You should never have to stand alone after a car accident. Please contact an accident attorney in Athens at (888) 579-1790 for more information on how we can help 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.