Baldwin, GA (January 25, 2022) – Six people sustained injuries in a DUI accident that happened on a major highway in Baldwin on Sunday evening, January 23.
According to Georgia State Patrol officials, the accident happened on US-441 around the area of Industrial Boulevard. Police confirmed that a 37-year-old woman was traveling north on the highway in her Hyundai Sonata. At that time, an Acura TSD driven by a 23-year-old woman, was traveling north in front of the Hyundai. The Hyundai was following the Acura too closely and struck the vehicle from behind. The Hyundai then rotated off the side of the road, where it struck a tree.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. A total of six people were injured as a result of the collision. One of the passengers, identified as a 6-year-old, was airlifted to the hospital with serious injuries. Their conditions are not known at this time.
Police confirmed that the driver of the Hyundai was driving under the influence of drugs. They were charged, though these charges are not yet known.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Drunk driving accidents are known for being some of the most severe accidents on our roads. These accidents continue to increase on our roads every year in Georgia. Between 2003 and 2012, it is estimated that approximately 3,699 people were killed in drunk driving accidents in Georgia. Many more individuals are seriously injured in these accidents every year. Drunk driving accidents can be prevented but continue to take place due to the outright reckless acts of others. If you have been hurt in a car accident caused by a drunk driver, you may wonder where you can turn. It is essential that you have the help of an attorney on your side.
Being hurt in a car accident can affect every aspect of your life, which is why you should speak with a Baldwin car accident attorney as soon as possible. From the very start of your claim, you should be working on collecting evidence that can play a useful role in your claim. One of the best pieces of evidence are medical records. This is why you should seek immediate medical attention and receive documentation after a car accident. From there, it is crucial that you speak with a Baldwin personal injury attorney that you can trust.
Baldwin Car Accident Attorneys
If you have been harmed in a car accident that was caused by another party, our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to assist you. You may have a wide array of legal options available for you during these difficult times. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects, including the following:
- Medical expenses
- Lost income
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
If you have been injured in a collision, you should never have to stand alone as you face the complex legal system. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Baldwin 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.