LaFayette, GA (October 2, 2022) – Serious injuries were reported in a car accident that took place on a major roadway in LaFayette on Saturday afternoon, October 1.
According to Walker County officials, the accident happened at 3:45 p.m. at 1516 SR-136. Several vehicles were allegedly traveling in the area when they became involved in a multi-vehicle collision due to reasons that are not fully known. The involved vehicles were extensively damaged in the collision.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more parties were trapped in their vehicles and had to be extricated by fire crews. The parties were severely injured and had to be airlifted by medical helicopter to local hospitals. Their current conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the collision continues.
Our thoughts go out to the parties who have been severely injured in this accident.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents have become a leading cause of hospitalizations throughout Georgia over the years. These accidents land hundreds of thousands of people in the hospital every year within the state. In just 2020 alone, it was reported that over 125,000 people were hurt in Georgia car accidents due to the reckless acts of others. Car accidents come with many consequences, leaving victims in a difficult position that they are not prepared to face on their own. You may wonder where you can turn after a car accident that is not your fault. This is why it is crucial that you speak with a legal advocate as soon as possible.
Facing the aftermath of a car accident can be a challenging thing to do entirely on your own. You may be left with a wide array of questions that you can only answer with the help of a skilled LaFayette car accident attorney, such as the following:
- What evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident?
- What deadlines will you need to abide by if you want to move forward with a successful claim?
- Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial?
These are questions that you can answer with the knowledgeable help of a LaFayette personal injury attorney on your side.
Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you get back on your feet after you have sustained injuries in a car accident. We understand how overwhelming a collision can be and offer our help and resources every step of the way. Our attorneys have handled many claims like yours in the past and will stand by your side when you need it the most. We will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. Please contact a car accident attorney in LaFayette at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can assist 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.