LaFayette, GA (December 10, 2021) – On Friday afternoon, December 10, a bicycle accident happened at an intersection in LaFayette.
According to Walker County officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Shattuck Industrial Boulevard and Foster Mill Drive. A bicyclist was traveling in the area and started to cross the intersection. The cyclist was immediately struck by a passenger vehicle in the area. The driver of the vehicle allegedly remained at the scene.
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 rushed to the hospital with 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 an extended period of 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 victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Bicycle Accidents in Georgia
Bicycle accidents are known for being some of the most catastrophic accidents on our roads every year in Georgia. This is due to the fact that bicyclists have no protection from harm when involved with motor vehicles. Every year in Georgia, hundreds of bicycle accidents occur due to the negligent acts of others. In just one recent year’s time, over 20 people were killed in bicycle accidents due to careless acts. These accidents can often be prevented when drivers pay close attention to the roads around them. If you have sustained injuries as a result of a bicycle accident, you may wonder where you can turn. It is crucial that you have the help of an attorney on your side during these difficult times.
The aftermath of a bicycle accident might be one of the most challenging and complex things that you have ever endured. If you have sustained injuries in one of these accidents, you may have questions that only an attorney can help you answer. For instance, what deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to moving forward with a claim? What evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? Will your case be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you can answer with the help of a LaFayette personal injury lawyer on your side.
LaFayette Bicycle Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here for you after you have been hurt in a bicycle accident that is not your fault. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. Our attorneys are here for you every step of the way when it comes to moving forward with a claim. We will help you work toward the compensation you deserve. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in LaFayette at (888) 579-1790 to find out 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.