Villa Rica, GA (August 6, 2022) – One or more parties sustained injuries as a result of a car accident that took place at a Villa Rica intersection on Friday evening, August 5.
According to Paulding County officials, the accident happened around 7:25 p.m. at the intersection of GA-61 and Belmont Road. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they entered the intersection at the same time, causing them to collide with one another. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the accident.
Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those with injuries. One or more victims sustained injuries as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their identities and conditions are not yet known.
The northbound lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for an extended period of time. This led to delays until police were able to clear the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision remains ongoing.
We offer our warmest thoughts to those injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents have quickly become a leading cause of hospitalizations throughout the state of Georgia. In just 2020, the Georgia Department of Transportation estimated that over 125,000 people sustained serious injuries in car accidents due to the reckless acts of others. These accidents happen in many areas but our intersections are some of the most dangerous. In one recent year’s time in the U.S., approximately 50% of injury and fatality accidents happened at intersections and Georgia is no stranger to this. If you have been hurt in a car accident caused by another party’s negligence, it is important that you have help from an experienced attorney on your side.
Speaking with a skilled Villa Rica car accident attorney is in your best interests after a serious accident. An attorney will have knowledge in many aspects of a claim that may be unfamiliar to you, including the following:
- Helping you to prove that another party is at fault for your collision
- Helping to meet any deadlines that are required of you
- Answering any questions that you have on a legal level
- Working with the insurance company from start to finish
If you have sustained harm in a car accident, speaking with a Villa Rica personal injury attorney is in your best interests.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our attorneys are here to assist you after you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelming a car accident is on physical, emotional, and financial levels. You should never have to worry about how you will afford to pay the bills that continue to pile up after an accident. Our attorneys will assist you along the path toward compensation for a wide array of financial damages. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Villa Rica at (888) 579-1790 for more information on how we can help.
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.