Athens, GA (October 21, 2021) – At 7:51 p.m. on the evening of Tuesday, October 19, 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 Hull Street and Baxter Street. Two vehicles were traveling in the area when the vehicles entered the intersection at the same time, forcefully colliding with each other. The vehicles involved in the accident were extensively damaged as a result.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One person was injured as a result of the accident. The party was hospitalized but is expected to recover.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for a period of time as police worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Every year, the number of car accidents on Georgia roads increase. These accidents happen every hour of the day. In just one hour’s time, in fact, it is estimated that approximately 70 car accidents took place due to the outright recklessness of others. These accidents happen in many areas but intersections are known for being some of the most common and dangerous. Millions of intersection-related accidents actually happen every year due to negligent reasons. In one recent year’s time in the U.S., over 2.5 million intersection accidents occurred due to the recklessness of other drivers. If you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault, you have a variety of options. You should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can trust along the way.
Being hurt in a car accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. You may need the dedicated help of an Athens car accident attorney who can answer any questions that you have along the way. For instance, what deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to moving forward with an accident claim? What evidence do you need to show 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 an Athens personal injury attorney.
Athens Car Accident Attorneys
If you have been hurt in a serious car accident, our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you. 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. Speaking with an attorney can help you every step of the way when it comes to moving forward with your claim. We will provide you with the knowledge and resources that you need. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Athens at (888) 579-1790 for more information on your available options.
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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.