Athens, GA (October 22, 2021) – At 5:35 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, October 21, 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 Carlton Street and River Road. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided with each other after entering the intersection. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged as a result.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those with injuries. One or more victims were injured as a result of the accident. It is not known if the injured parties were hospitalized.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for a period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but 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 are a leading cause of hospitalizations in Georgia every year. In one recent year’s time, over 116,000 people were hurt in car accidents due to the recklessness of others. These accidents happen in many different areas. Intersections are known for being some of the most common places for serious accidents. Millions of intersection-related accidents happen every year. In fact, in just one recent year’s time, over 2.5 million intersection accidents took place due to the reckless acts of others. If you have been hurt in a car accident, it is up to you as an injured victim to show that another party has caused your accident. You should speak with an attorney that you can trust in your time of need.
The aftermath of a car accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. You may be left with a variety of questions that only an Athens car accident lawyer will be able to answer. For instance, what types of evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? What deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to moving forward with a successful claim? Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you can answer with the help of a knowledgeable Athens personal injury lawyer on your side.
Athens Car Accident Attorneys
Our dedicated accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you move forward after a serious car accident in Georgia. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. Our attorneys will help you every step of the way as you work toward compensation for many aspects. These include medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. We are here for you every step of the way when it comes to your claim. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Athens at (888) 579-1790 for more information on how we can help you at this time.
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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.