Athens, GA (September 15, 2020) – Around 4:27 p.m. on September 14, a motorcycle crash with injuries took place at an intersection in Athens.
According to the University of Georgia Police Department who was called to the scene of the accident, a motorcycle and a vehicle collided with each other. The crash happened at the intersection of Oconee Street and Foundry Street when the two collided.
The motorcyclist, who has not yet been identified, was the only party injured as a result of the accident. He was taken to the hospital by paramedics. The party received rib injuries but is expected to be okay.
The roadway was closed down in the area of the intersection for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation is ongoing at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Georgia
Intersections are some of the most dangerous places on our roads and this fact remains the same for motorcyclists. In just one recent year’s time, it was estimated that approximately 2.5 million intersection accidents took place in the U.S., with some of these taking place in Georgia. Hundreds of people are killed and many more are injured in Georgia motorcycle accidents in one year’s time. According to recent statistics, approximately 14% of all traffic fatalities in the state of Georgia occur due to motorcycle accidents. If you have been severely harmed in a motorcycle collision, it is essential that you speak with an attorney.
Motorcyclists have few protections from harm, which is why they are more prone to being seriously harmed in an accident. These accidents lead to many serious injuries including brain trauma, spinal cord injuries, road rash, and more. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down in an accident that is not your fault. You have many rights to compensation for a wide array of aspects and should never stand alone. It is important that you speak with a knowledgeable and resourceful motorcycle accident attorney in Georgia as soon as possible.
Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here for you when it comes to your personal injury claim. We understand how traumatic a motorcycle accident can be and how overwhelming it can be when you have suffered from injuries. You have the right to compensation that will cover aspects like medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, therapy costs, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Georgia at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can help you.
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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.