Flowery Branch, GA (May 5, 2023) – A critical moped accident took place at an intersection in Flowery Branch that injured one person and led to charges on Thursday morning, May 4.
According to Hall County officials, the accident happened around 5:45 a.m. at the intersection of Hog Mountain Road and Credit Drive near the area of the Flowery Branch High School. Police confirmed that a 36-year-old local man approached the intersection on his moped when he was struck by the driver of a pickup truck who was making a left turn and turned into the wrong lane. The moped was stopped at the time of the collision.
Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The moped driver was rushed to a local hospital in critical condition for treatment. His current condition is not yet known.
The driver of the pickup truck, identified only as an adult male, was charged for his role in the accident. The charges are not fully known at this time.
Traffic was blocked in several lanes for about an hour and a half as police worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
We want to offer our warmest thoughts and sympathies to the party who was hurt as a result of this collision.
Moped Accidents in Georgia
Moped accidents are known for being some of the most catastrophic accidents when they happen, even though they do not happen nearly as commonly as other accidents. When these severe accidents occur, they typically lead to direct injuries and damages to a rider or a passenger on the moped. Some of the most common injuries that stem from these devastating accidents include broken bones, organ damage, spinal cord injuries, and brain trauma. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to a moped accident. Speaking with an attorney is in your best interests following one of these collisions.
The truth is, moped accidents can typically be prevented on our roads but continue to happen due to negligent drivers. While drivers of passenger vehicles are supposed to be watching out for moped riders at all times, drivers sometimes break laws that lead to these accidents within seconds. After a moped accident, you may be feeling alone and confused about where you can turn. Speaking with a dedicated Flowery Branch personal injury lawyer is a great way to move forward with your claim and get back on your feet.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our attorneys are here to help you move forward after a serious moped accident in Georgia. We have handled various personal injury claims over the years and will stand by your side when you need it the most. Having an attorney on your side can help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for some of the following damages:
- Medical expenses
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy expenses
If you have sustained harm in a moped accident, you should contact a moped accident attorney in Flowery Branch at (888) 579-1790 as soon as possible.
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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