Ringgold, GA (August 14, 2020) – This evening, authorities responded to the scene of a car accident with injuries on a highway in Ringgold.
The accident, which allegedly took place around 7 p.m., happened in the southbound lanes of GA-401 around the area of Cloud Springs Road. The accident involved several vehicles, all of which sustained severe damages due to the accident.
Catoosa County deputies, fire crews, and paramedics were present at the scene of the collision. They confirmed that multiple people were trapped in their vehicles and had to be rescued. Injuries were reported, though it is not yet known how many were injured as a result.
The Interstate was blocked in all lanes for an extensive period of time as police worked to clear the roadway. Police urged those traveling to avoid the area, as immense delays built up into the night.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision remains ongoing at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Highways are one of the most dangerous places on Georgia roads. In the blink of an eye, you could be injured or lives could be taken due to the horrific accidents that occur in these areas. In just one recent year’s time, over 116,000 people were injured in Georgia car accidents, with many of these injuries happening on highways. If you have suffered losses due to an accident that is not your fault, you may be feeling alone and confused about where you can turn in your dire time of need.
Car accidents happen due to many different reasons on our highways including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, drowsy driving, and more. Nobody is ever fully prepared for what an accident brings and may wonder where they can turn after they have suffered a wide array of losses. As you recover, you may be concerned about medical bills that continue to pile up and having to miss out on time at work. These aspects can add up and affect your life in many ways. Speaking with a Georgia car accident attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected every step of the way when it comes to your claim.
Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are well-versed in accident laws and will help you through every step of the Georgia legal process. We believe that injured victims should never have to face the daunting reality of financial aspects caused by an accident that was not your fault. Luckily, with an attorney by your side, you can work toward compensation to care for aspects like medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, therapy costs, surgeries, and more. You deserve to spend time relaxing and healing as we work toward results in your injury claim. If you have sustained harm in an accident that is not your fault, do not delay. Contact us at https://www.attorneykennugent.com/contact-us/ or (888) 579-1790 to find out what options are available for you at this time.
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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.