East Ellijay, GA (August 1, 2020) – Around 7:30 p.m. this evening, a rollover crash with injuries took place in East Ellijay that led to injuries.
According to Gilmer County authorities, the accident took place on River Street in East Ellijay around the area of Garland Lumber. Two or more vehicles were involved in a collision for unknown reasons, causing one of the vehicles to roll over as a result. The damages to the vehicles was incredibly severe.
Numerous emergency responders were immediately dispatched to the scene including paramedics, fire crews, and law enforcement officials. EMS crews assisted those with injuries, though it is not known how many were hospitalized as a result.
The scene was quickly cleared by police but, until then, there were delays in the area.
No further details have been released but the investigation is ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
There are many types of collisions that take place on Georgia roads in just one day’s time. Though rollover accidents only account for approximately 2% of accidents, they are also known for being some of the most life-altering and catastrophic in nature. Rollover accidents are known for taking place at high speeds and using lots of force, which means that they are capable of causing serious results to those involved. These particular accidents lead to a wide array of injuries including spinal cord injuries, brain trauma, organ damage, broken bones, and more. A life could even be taken in an unexpected car accident ending in a rollover. If you have been seriously harmed in one of these accidents, it is essential that you speak with an attorney who has handled cases like yours in the past.
If you have never been injured in a car accident before now, the aftermath of your accident may come as a surprise. Many people will face time in the hospital away from their loved ones while they miss out on time at work. On top of that, the bills may continue to pile up, which could leave you in a desperate situation as you try to recover. Nothing is as concerning as wondering how you will pay the bills when another party has caused you harm. It is essential that you have options during these challenging times. Victims are urged to speak with a skilled Georgia car accident attorney in their time of need.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our personal injury attorneys have diligently assisted those injured in car accidents over the years. We are dedicated to helping you move forward after a car accident has impacted your life in negative ways. You may find that you are eligible for compensation that will cover aspects like medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, therapy costs, and more. Our attorneys are dedicated to helping you every step of the way. Please contact an accident attorney in Georgia at (888) 579-1790 for more information as you move forward.
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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.