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September 29, 2022

Athens, GA – Bicycle Crash at Fulton St & Spring St Intersection

Athens, GA (September 29, 2022) – Injuries stemmed from a bicycle crash that took place at an intersection in Athens on Tuesday afternoon, September 27. 

According to the University of Georgia Police Department, the accident happened around 12:15 p.m. at the intersection of Fulton Street and Spring Street. Police confirmed that a bicyclist was traveling in the area when she was knocked to the ground at the intersection by a passenger vehicle. It is believed that the driver remained at the scene. 

Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The bicyclist, who has not yet been formally identified other than an adult female, was injured in the accident. She sustained abrasions and was treated at the scene by EMS crews. 

The roadway was blocked at the intersection for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible until traffic was able to return to normal. 

No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues. 

We offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the parties who have been hurt in this accident. 

Bicycle Accidents in Georgia

Bicycle accidents are known for being some of the most severe accidents on our roads in the state of Georgia. This is due to the fact that bicyclists have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. In 2016, it was determined that 236 pedestrians and 21 bicyclists were killed in fatal accidents within the state of Georgia. On top of that, hundreds of people are injured in bicycle accidents every year. If you have been hurt as a result of a bicycle accident, you may be left confused, wondering where you can turn. This is why you should speak with a legal advocate as soon as possible following a collision. 

Being involved in a bicycle accident can take you by surprise. If you have sustained harm in a life-altering bicycle accident, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney as soon as possible. A personal injury attorney will be able to help you with some of the following aspects of your claim: 

  • Answering legal questions that you have early on in your claim
  • Helping you to gather evidence that is necessary in your case
  • Helping you to meet deadlines that are required of you

Speaking with a skilled Athens personal injury attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected during these difficult times. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here to help you after you have sustained immense harm in a Georgia car accident. You have a great chance of having success when it comes to your claim if you work with an attorney who has handled these claims in the past. Our attorneys can assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of financial damages. You should never have to stand alone after an accident that is not your fault. Please contact a car accident attorney in Athens at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can help you. 

Note: Our writers used secondary sources when creating this accident news post. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this accident, therefore, if there is any information that is incorrect, contact Monge & Associates immediately. We will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  We will remove a post if requested. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene described in this post.