Toccoa, GA (May 3, 2021) – Around 4 p.m. on Friday, April 30, a man was injured in a serious motorcycle accident in Toccoa.
According to police, the accident happened on Big-A Road around the area of US-123. At the time, a 55-year-old man was driving his Honda motorcycle and attempted a left turn when he was struck by a southbound vehicle. He and his motorcycle when airborne due to the force of the accident.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. The male motorcyclist was transported to Northeast Georgia Medical Center for treatment of his injuries.
The 59-year-old driver of the Nissan was charged with a red light violation, causing serious injury by vehicle, and DUI.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Georgia
Motorcycle accidents occur in the blink of an eye throughout the state of Georgia. In just one recent year’s time, it was estimated that approximately 14% of fatal accidents involved motorcyclists throughout Georgia. These accidents are so commonly fatal due to the fact that motorcyclists have no protection from harm. They also fall victim to serious injuries such as TBIs, fractures, road rash, organ damage, paralysis, and more. If you have been harmed in a motorcycle accident and you are unsure about where you can turn, you should have the dedicated help of an attorney.
Being injured in a Georgia motorcycle accident might be one of the most catastrophic things that you have ever endured. As the bills pile up against you following a motorcycle crash, you may wonder how you will physically recover from serious injuries. The aftermath of a motorcycle collision can leave you feeling both helpless and alone, which is why you should have legal help on your side. You should seek the immediate help of a Georgia personal injury attorney in your time of need.
Our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to assist you after you have been injured in a Georgia motorcycle accident that is not your fault. We believe that you have many options under Georgia law and offer our help when you need it the most. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. Please contact an accident attorney in Georgia 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.