Wilmington Island, GA (January 2, 2022) – A motorcycle accident with injuries took place on Saturday, January 1 around noon on a local bridge.
According to the Chatham Police Department, the accident happened on the Bull River Bridge. A motorcyclist was traveling on the bridge when their motorcycle was suddenly struck by one or more passenger vehicles. The vehicles involved in the accident were extensively damaged as a result of the accident.
Emergency responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The motorcyclist, who has not yet been identified, was hurt as a result of the accident. The injured party was taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries.
The crash site was blocked in the area for an extended period of time as police worked to clear the scene.
Police are still attempting to establish the circumstances that led up to the accident. The investigation into the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Georgia
Motorcycle accidents have been on the rise throughout the state of Georgia every year. In just 2017 alone, it was reported that approximately 139 people were killed in fatal motorcycle accidents. Other statistics have shown that approximately 12% of fatal accidents in Georgia involve motorcyclists. Georgia actually ranks in the top 20 states when it comes to these catastrophic accidents. After a motorcycle accident, you should only be concerned about the healing process. Motorcyclists actually face unique challenges when it comes to moving forward with a claim. Being hurt in a motorcycle accident can be a difficult and complex thing to face. Because of this, you should be prepared to speak with a motorcycle accident attorney who has handled these claims in the past.
Statistics do not always tell the entire story when it comes to motorcycle accidents. If you have been hurt in one of these accidents, you should have the help of a Wilmington Island motorcycle accident attorney on your side. Often times, drivers attempt to blame motorcycle accidents on the riders even though they did not cause them. It is not always easy to prove negligence, especially if you are not well-versed in Georgia accident laws. You should have the assistance of a Wilmington Island personal injury lawyer on your side every step of the way.
Wilmington Island Motorcycle Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here for you every step of the way after a motorcycle accident that is not your fault. We will help you prove that a vehicle driver is at fault for your accident due to many different reasons, including the following:
- Distracted driving
- Drunk or drugged driving
- Fatigued driving
We understand that our clients are ordinary people and deserve a variety of protections under Georgia law. If you have been seriously injured in a motorcycle accident caused by another party, you have many options. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Wilmington Island at (888) 579-1790 for more information on how we can assist 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.