Athens, GA (August 14, 2020) – Last afternoon, August 13, one person was injured in a car accident at an intersection in Athens.
According to police with the University of Georgia Police Department, the crash happened at 6 p.m. at the intersection of Lumpkin Street and Baxter Street. Two vehicles allegedly collided after entering the intersection at the same time. This led to extensive damages to the vehicles involved.
Fire crews and paramedics were also dispatched to assist at the scene of the accident. One of the drivers, whose name has not yet been released, was injured as a result of the accident. They received abrasions and a head injury as a result of the accident but they are expected to be okay.
The roadway was blocked at the intersection for a period of time but police quickly cleared the roadway.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision remains ongoing at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Nobody ever wants to experience a car accident but, unfortunately, this is the reality for many people every year in the state of Georgia. In fact, in just one recent year, hundreds of thousands of victims are severely harmed in these life-altering accidents due to the negligence of others. Though accidents can happen anywhere in Georgia, intersections are among the most common. In one recent year’s time in the entire U.S., it was determined that approximately 2.5 million intersection accidents occurred due to the negligence of others. When drivers are not obeying the rules of the road or paying close attention to what is in front of them, these accidents can occur in the blink of an eye. It is essential that victims have legal help on their side every step of the way after an accident.
Facing the reality of a Georgia car accident might be one of the most difficult and challenging things that you have ever had to do. Many victims will be hospitalized for their injuries, which means that they could likely face medical bills and miss out on valuable time at work. Because of this, car accidents tend to take a physical and financial toll on a person’s life. As the victim of a car accident, you are able to hold a party liable for your accident and injuries. This means that you could obtain damages from a party who is responsible for your accident. It is important that you seek the immediate help of a personal injury attorney so that you can move forward.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our attorneys are here to assist you when you need it the most after a serious Georgia car accident. We will aggressively fight to protect your rights and ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve for a variety of aspects. Many people feel alone after a car accident but we want you to know that we are here by your side through every step of the process. Please contact a Georgia accident attorney at (888) 579-1790 to find out 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.