Ringgold, GA (November 12, 2021) – At 12:27 p.m. on the afternoon of Friday, November 12, a rollover accident occurred on a highway in Ringgold.
According to police, the accident happened in the northbound lanes of I-75 around the area of exit 348. Several vehicles were traveling in the northbound lanes when they collided due to reasons that are not yet known. This caused one of the vehicles to forcefully overturn. The vehicles involved in the accident were extensively damaged as a result.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were injured in the accident. The injured victims were hospitalized, though their identities and conditions are not yet known.
Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked for an extended period of time. Police quickly 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
Car accidents happen every single day in Georgia, sending hundreds of thousands of people to the hospital every single year. In one recent year’s time, it is estimated that approximately 116,000 people were hurt in car accidents due to the outright recklessness of others. Though these accidents take on many different forms, rollovers are known for being some of the most catastrophic forms. In just one recent year’s time in the U.S., over 2% of car accidents were deemed rollovers. These accidents can cause severe harm to those involved, sending them to the hospital for weeks to months of treatment. If you have sustained severe harm in a car accident, you should have the dedicated help of an attorney on your side.
Being injured in a car accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. Because of this, you should have the compassionate help of a Ringgold car accident lawyer on your side. An attorney will be able to help you with many aspects of your claim, especially if you have sustained serious injuries in a crash. Some of the most severe injuries that stem from these accidents include the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Organ damage
If you have been hurt in a serious car accident, you should speak with a skilled Ringgold personal injury lawyer who has your best interests in mind.
Ringgold Car Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here for you after you have been hurt in a car accident caused by another party. We understand how challenging the aftermath of a car accident can be. Our attorneys will stand by your side and help you work toward compensation for aspects such as medical bills, lost income, therapy costs, and more. You should never have to stand alone after a car accident that is not your fault. Please contact an accident attorney in Ringgold at (888) 579-1790 for more information on how we can assist you in your time of need.
Note: Independent sources were used to create this post including news stories, witness statements, social media posts, and first-hand accounts about the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident that are represented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you find incorrect information or would like the post to be removed, please contact us immediately. We will correct the inaccurate information or will remove the post completely.
Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the community, we at Edelstein, Martin & Nelson strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who drives on our roads and highways. We are always saddened by these accidents but hope that, through awareness members of our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.