Athens, GA (September 9, 2021) – At 2:46 p.m. on the afternoon of Wednesday, September 8, a bicycle accident with injuries occurred at an intersection in Athens.
According to police, the accident happened at the intersection of East Campus Road and Cedar Street. A bicyclist was traveling in the area when their vehicle was suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle also traveling through the intersection. The bicycle was extensively damaged due to the accident.
Paramedics, fire crews and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The bicyclist, who has not yet been identified, was the only person injured in the accident. Their condition is not known but they are expected to be okay.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for a period of time as police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Bicycle Accidents in Georgia
Bicyclists have few protections from harm in the event of an accident. This means that they are likely to become seriously injured or even killed when an accident occurs. Bicyclists are prone to serious harm when they are involved in an accident with a large vehicle. Georgia is no stranger to serious bicycle accidents throughout the state. In just one recent year’s time, it is estimated that approximately 20 bicyclists were killed and many others were injured in accidents due to the recklessness of others. These accidents lead to extensive harm and injuries to those involved. If you have been hurt in a bicycle accident caused by another party, you should have the help of an attorney on your side.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a bicycle accident on their own. Some of the most severe injuries that stem from these accidents include road rash, TBIs, broken bones, organ damage, and more. If you have been hurt in a bicycle accident, it is up to you to prove that another party is to blame for your accident. You will likely have a variety of questions that you cannot answer on your own after an accident. With the help of an Athens personal injury attorney, you can move forward knowing that your rights are being protected.
Athens Bicycle Accident Attorneys
Our skilled accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you move forward after a bicycle accident that is not your fault. We believe that you have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. You have a variety of resources and the knowledge that you need to move forward after you speak with an attorney that you can trust. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. If you have been injured in a bicycle accident, you should never have to stand alone. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Athens at (888) 579-1790 for more information on how we can help you.
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.
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