Rome, GA (March 16, 2023) – Five people sustained injuries in an ambulance rollover accident that happened at an intersection in Rome on the night of Wednesday, March 15.
According to Rome Police, the accident happened around 9:23 p.m. at the intersection of Turner McCall Boulevard and Broad Street. An ambulance was traveling through the intersection when it was involved in a collision with one or more passenger vehicles. The ambulance overturned and sustained severe damages as a result of the crash.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. A total of five people sustained injuries in the accident. The victims were transported to Atrium Health Floyd for treatment, though their current conditions are not yet known.
The intersection was blocked for about an hour as police worked to clear the scene. This led to delays until the scene was fully cleared.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues. Police will update with more information as it is available.
Our thoughts go out to the parties injured in this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery.
Ambulance Accidents in Georgia
The operators of ambulances are supposed to be some of the safest drivers on our roads in Georgia. However, these accidents continue to happen throughout the country every year due to the reckless acts of ambulance operators and other drivers. In just one year’s time in the U.S., there is an average of about 6,500 ambulance accidents. Nearly 60% of these collisions happen when the ambulance is in use. If you have been hurt in an accident involving an ambulance, you should know that you have a variety of options available for you. Speaking with an attorney can help you move forward at this time.
Nobody is ever prepared to face an accident, especially one involving an ambulance or another emergency vehicle. There are multiple parties who could be at fault for these accidents, making them extremely complex. These include ambulance drivers and the government of cities, in some cases. It is normal to feel alone and confused with how you should proceed with a claim when one of these vehicles is involved in an accident. On top of this, it is normal to have a wide array of questions related to your claim. Speaking with a Rome personal injury attorney can help you get back on your feet when you need the help the most.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our attorneys are here for you after you have been seriously injured in an ambulance accident. An at-fault party must be prepared to pay for the damages that you have sustained in an accident so that you can get back on your feet. Our attorneys will assist you every step of the way as you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. These include the following:
- Medical expenses
- Lost income
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
You should never have to face a complicated accident claim on your own as you recover. Please do not hesitate to contact an ambulance accident attorney in Rome at (888) 579-1790 to find out what we can do 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.
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