Wildwood, GA (August 2, 2022) – Injuries stemmed from a multi-vehicle collision that took place on a highway in Wildwood on Monday afternoon, August 1.
According to Dade County officials, the accident happened at 1:57 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of I-24 around the area of mile marker 1. Police confirmed that several vehicles were traveling in the area when they became involved in a chain-reaction collision due to reasons that are not fully known. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the accident.
Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more parties were trapped inside their vehicles and had to be extricated by fire crews. The parties were then rushed to local hospitals for treatment of severe injuries.
Due to the severity of the accident, a large portion of the roadway was blocked for an extended period of time. This led to delays in the area.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.
We offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the parties who have been hurt in this accident.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents have become a leading cause of hospitalizations in the state of Georgia over recent years. Car accidents take place very suddenly and turn lives upside-down in the blink of an eye. In one hour’s time, it is estimated that 70 car crashes take place in Georgia due to the recklessness of others. Within one second, you are behind the wheel of a car and in another second, it feels like you are already in a hospital room. Car accidents can be devastating, leaving you to feel helpless and alone. Speaking with a car accident attorney who has handled these claims in the past will help you in many ways.
After you have been hurt in a car accident, seeking medical attention is one of the first steps that you should take. After this, it is crucial that you seek the assistance of a Wildwood car accident lawyer. An attorney will be able to play a beneficial role in many aspects of your claim, including some of the following:
- Helping you to answer any legal questions that you have
- Meeting with the insurance company
- Helping you to meet deadlines in your claim
If you have been hurt in a car accident, you should seek the immediate help of a Wildwood personal injury lawyer who has your best interests in mind.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, we are here for you after you have been seriously injured in a car crash that was caused by another party. We understand how overwhelming a car accident can be on physical, emotional, and financial levels. Our attorneys have decades of experience handling these claims. We will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects so that you can get back on your feet. Please contact a car accident attorney in Wildwood at (888) 579-1790 for more information on your available options.
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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.