Calhoun, GA (October 25, 2021) – On Monday morning, October 25, a multi-vehicle collision with injuries occurred on a roadway in Calhoun.
According to Georgia State Patrol officials, the accident happened on Red Bud Road around the area of Knight Drive. A vehicle hauling dumpsters was traveling in the area when it suddenly rear-ended four vehicles. The vehicles were stopped in the area due to a previous crash. Two of the vehicles were struck so forcefully that they went over an embankment on the side of the road. The vehicles forcefully overturned, which led to extensive damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. Three people were hurt in the accident. A 74-year-old man received severe injuries and was taken to the hospital by medical helicopter. A 61-year-old man and a 28-year-old woman received minor injuries and were taken to the hospital by ambulance.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police worked to quickly clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
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 in Georgia. This means that, in one year’s time, hundreds of thousands of people are hurt in car accidents due to the outright recklessness of others. In one recent year, over 116,000 people were hurt in car accidents caused by others. These accidents occur in the blink of an eye due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, fatigued driving, and more. If you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault, you may be feeling alone and confused. It is important that you speak with an attorney that you can trust at this time.
Being injured in a car accident can affect your life in many ways. You may be left feeling at a loss of where to turn, which is why you should speak with a Calhoun car accident attorney as soon as possible. An attorney will be able to help you with many aspects of your claim. This is especially true if you have sustained serious injuries, including the following:
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Broken bones
- Organ damage
You have many options if you have been injured in a car accident. It is important that you act quickly and start working with a Calhoun personal injury attorney immediately.
Calhoun Car Accident Attorneys
The aftermath of a car accident can affect your life in many ways. Because of this, our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you. We understand how overwhelming a car accident can be on both physical and financial levels. Speaking with an attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected along the way. Our attorneys can assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for many aspects. Please contact an accident attorney in Calhoun at (888) 579-1790 to find out what options are available for you.
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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.