Rockhill, GA (April 17, 2023) – Seven people were injured in a three-vehicle crash that took place on a major roadway in Rockhill on the afternoon of Monday, April 17.
According to Sumter County officials, the accident happened at 12:15 p.m. in the westbound lanes of GA-280. Police confirmed that three vehicles were traveling in the area when they were suddenly involved in a collision with one another due to reasons that are still under investigation. The vehicles sustained severe damage, and debris was left scattered in the area after the accident.
Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were immediately dispatched to the scene. A total of seven individuals sustained injuries as a result of the collision. The victims were rushed to Phoebe Sumter Medical Center for treatment of their injuries. Their conditions are not known at this time.
The roadway was blocked in the area until approximately 2:00 p.m.
No further details regarding the accident have been released. Police will update with more information as their investigation continues.
We want to take a moment to offer our warmest sympathies to the parties injured in this accident. We hope that they have a speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents have become one of the leading causes of accidents and injuries in the state of Georgia over the years. Georgia actually ranks fourth in the country for states with the most fatalities caused by car accidents. On top of this, many people are seriously injured in car accidents within the state every year. In just 2020, it was reported that over 125,000 people were hurt in Georgia car accidents due to the reckless acts of others. If you have been hurt in a car accident caused by another party and you wonder where you can turn, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney immediately.
Facing the aftermath of a car accident can be a difficult thing to endure, especially if you have not faced a car accident in the past. Speaking with a Rockhill car accident lawyer can help you get on your feet after a collision. An attorney will be able to help you from start to finish when it comes to your claim. They can help you show that some of the following aspects were present at the time of your accident:
- A driver owed you a duty of care
- The driver breached the duty of care
- The breach of duty led to your accident
- Your accident caused serious injuries and other damages
You have many options after an accident and should speak with a skilled Rockhill personal injury lawyer as soon as possible so that you can move forward.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our attorneys are here for you after a serious car accident that is not your fault. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of financial damages. Please contact a car accident attorney in Rockhill at (888) 579-1790 for more information on how we can help 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, 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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