Savannah, GA (October 6, 2020) – On Tuesday afternoon, October 6, an ambulance accident occurred at an intersection in Savannah.
The accident, according to authorities, took place at the intersection of Abercorn Street and DeRenne Avenue. Police confirmed that a Medtrust ambulance was transporting a patient to the hospital who was in critical condition. The ambulance was involved in a collision with one or more other vehicles after pulling into the intersection.
Due to the severity of the accident, the patient had to be transported to the hospital by another ambulance crew. The ambulance was badly damaged as a result of the accident.
One or more victims were injured as a result of the accident, though the conditions of those involved are not yet known.
Drivers were urged to seek an alternate route for some time until police cleared the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Ambulance Accidents in Georgia
In just one year’s time, approximately 116,000 people are injured as a result of Georgia car accidents. These accidents involve many different vehicles but among the least common of them are ambulances. Because ambulance drivers are specifically trained to operate these vehicles and safely transport individuals to hospitals, these accidents do not happen as commonly as others on our roads. If you have been injured in an accident with an ambulance, it is important to understand that you still have many rights moving forward.
No matter what type of accident occurs on our roads, you may find that you have many options for recovery. As long as you can show that another driver is liable for your accident, you can be successful in a claim. However, you must be able to gather evidence that is useful in your claim, meet with the insurance company to talk about your options, and ensure that you have met all deadlines necessary in your case. Because of this, it is imperative that you seek the help of a car accident attorney in Georgia immediately. See our proven track record of success representing those who have suffered injuries in Georgia accidents at https://www.attorneykennugent.com/results/.
Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here for you after you have been harmed in a collision that is not your fault. Your life may have changed unexpectedly after an accident that is not your fault. Because of this, you should always be prepared to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused. We understand that you may be feeling helpless and alone but we are here every step of the way. 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.