Savannah, GA (July 21, 2021) – On Tuesday, July 20, the mayor of Savannah was injured in a car crash at an intersection in Savannah.
According to Savannah Police officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Fahm Street and Oglethorpe Avenue when two vehicles collided with each other. The vehicles allegedly entered the intersection at the same time, causing them to forcefully collide with one another. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged as a result.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those with injuries. One or more victims were taken to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries, though their conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the accident continues at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Georgia has been experiencing more car accidents than ever before throughout the state. The truth is, these accidents can typically be prevented but continue to happen due to the recklessness of others. Car accidents lead to over 116,000 or more injuries every single year, many of which take place at intersections. Intersections are some of the most dangerous places for car accidents in the entirety of the U.S. In just one recent year’s time, it is estimated that approximately 2.5 million intersection accidents occurred due to reasons such as distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you have been hurt in a car accident, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a Georgia car accident on their own. Many victims of these car accidents will be left feeling alone and confused and will need the help of a Georgia car accident attorney moving forward. Speaking with an attorney can help you in many ways, from aiding you in gathering evidence to meeting deadlines that are required of you when it comes to your claim. If you have suffered from injuries caused by a car accident, you may have questions that you cannot answer on your own. Injured victims are urged to speak with a dedicated Georgia personal injury lawyer that they can trust.
Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those injured in Georgia car accidents. We understand how challenging and traumatic it can be to face the aftermath of a Georgia car accident. We will stand by your side as you navigate the legal system for the first time. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation to cover many aspects such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. If you have been injured in a collision, you have many options moving forward. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Georgia at (888) 579-1790 for more information on how we can help in your time of need.
Note: We have constructed this post using outside sources, including news bulletins and first-hand accounts from outside sources. The details concerning this accident have not been independently verified and so, if you have identified false information, please inform us immediately. We will adjust the post to reflect accurate content.
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.