Newnan, GA (November 8, 2021) – On Saturday night, November 6, a DUI accident occurred on a roadway in Newnan.
According to Coweta County officials, the accident happened on Greenville Street around the curve at Nimmons Street. A Jeep was traveling in the area when the driver went around a curve in the road, sideswiping a Toyota RAV4 in the area. The Jeep then entered traffic again and struck a Ford Explorer being operated by a Coweta County deputy.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the Jeep, identified only as an adult male, suffered from minor injuries. The driver of the RAV4 was also hurt and taken to Grady Memorial Hospital for treatment.
Police confirmed that the driver of the Jeep was charged with DUI, driving without a license, failing to maintain his lane and more.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for a period of time as police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
The aftermath of a car accident can impact your life in a variety of ways. This is the reality that hundreds of thousands of people face every single year within the state. In just one recent year’s time, over 116,000 people were hurt in car accidents due to the reckless acts of others. These accidents happen due to many different reasons but drunk driving accidents are known for being some of the most severe. If you have sustained injuries in an accident caused by a DUI driver, it is up to you to show that another party is at fault for your accident. You have a variety of options and should have the help of a dedicated attorney on your side.
Being injured in a car accident can leave you feeling both helpless and alone. If you have been hurt in one of these accidents, you should have the assistance of a Newnan car accident lawyer on your side. An attorney can help you with many aspects of your claim, especially if you have sustained serious injuries. Some of the most severe injuries that stem from car accidents include:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
If you have been seriously harmed in an accident, you have a variety of options and should have the dedicated help of a Newnan personal injury attorney on your side.
Newnan Car Accident Attorneys
The aftermath of a car accident can impact your life in a variety of ways. Because of this, you should speak with an attorney at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC as soon as possible so that you can move forward with a claim. Our attorneys will stand by your side and help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects. These include medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Newnan at (888) 579-1790 for more information on how we can assist you.
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 and 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.