Athens, GA (December 20, 2021) – At 7:26 a.m. on the morning of Saturday, December 18, a car crash with injuries occurred at an intersection in Athens.
According to the University of Georgia Police Department, the accident happened at the intersection of Lumpkin Street and Broad Street. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they entered the intersection at the same time, forcefully colliding with each other. 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 in need. One of the involved drivers was taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries. Their condition is not yet known.
Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for some time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents are a leading cause of hospitalizations throughout the state of Georgia every year. These accidents land hundreds of thousands of people in the hospital every single year. In just one recent year’s time, in fact, it is estimated that approximately 116,000 people were hurt in car accidents due to the reckless acts of others. These accidents happen in many different areas but intersections are known for being some of the most common places. In one recent year’s time in the entirety of the U.S., over 2.5 million intersection accidents took place due to the outright negligence of others. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. If you have been hurt in a car accident, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can trust.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a car accident on their own. If you have been hurt in one of these accidents, you should have the assistance of an Athens car accident lawyer on your side. An attorney will be able to help you when it comes to many aspects of your claim, especially if you have sustained serious injuries. Some of the most common injuries that stem from intersection accidents include the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Organ damage
These injuries tend to land victims in the hospital and cause them to miss out on time in the workplace. If you have been injured in a car accident, you should speak with an Athens personal injury lawyer as soon as possible.
Athens Car Accident Attorneys
Our skilled and experienced accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you move forward after a Georgia car accident. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a car accident entirely on your own. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation you deserve for a wide array of financial damages. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Athens at (888) 579-1790 to find out what options are available for 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.