Alto, GA (April 15, 2023) – Around 5 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, April 13, two people sustained injuries in a car accident at an Alto intersection.
According to Georgia State Patrol officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Gainesville Highway and Crane Mill Road. Police confirmed that a 17-year-old was headed north on the highway in a Ford Focus with a 16-year-old passenger. A Honda Passport was attempting to make a left turn at the intersection. The Ford struck the Honda, which caused the Honda to slam into a third vehicle in the southbound lanes. The vehicles involved in the collision were extensively damaged in the collision.
Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The 17-year-old driver was injured and taken to Northeast Georgia Medical Center. The driver of the Honda, who has been identified as a local 31-year-old, was also injured and hospitalized. They are expected to be okay.
Police charged the driver of the Ford Focus with following too closely and failing to exercise due care. The roadway was blocked in several lanes at the intersection until the scene was cleared.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
Our thoughts go out to the parties who have been hurt in this accident. We hope that they will receive a speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Motor vehicle accidents have been rated the second leading cause of injuries and fatalities throughout the U.S. Georgia is no stranger to these horrific accidents, which occur in the blink of an eye when drivers are disobeying the rules of the road. In just one recent year’s time in Georgia, it is estimated that over 125,000 people were seriously injured in car accidents due to the negligence of other parties. Though a car accident can happen anywhere, intersections are some of the most common places for harm. If you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault, you should speak with an attorney as soon as possible.
Being hurt in a car accident can turn your life upside-down within seconds. Many individuals wonder how they are going to get back on their feet after a serious collision. As you face a long physical road to recovery, you may also wonder how you are supposed to pay the many bills that keep piling up. You have many options during these stressful times. Speaking with an Alto car accident attorney is in your best interests as you move forward.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our attorneys are here for you after your life has been impacted by a Georgia car accident. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in an accident. Having an attorney on your side can help you determine if you are eligible for a wide array of financial damages. These include some of the following:
- Medical expenses
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy and rehabilitative costs
Please contact a car accident attorney in Alto at (888) 579-1790 to find out what options are available for you at this time.
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, 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.
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