Athens, GA (March 16, 2023) – One person was injured in a car accident at an intersection in Athens on the morning of Wednesday, March 15.
According to the University of Georgia Police Department, the accident happened before 7:30 a.m. at the intersection of College Station Road and Lake Herrick Drive. Police confirmed that two vehicles were traveling in the area when they entered the intersection at the same time, causing them to collide with each other. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the collision.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One of the drivers involved in the collision sustained injuries in the accident. The victim was taken to a local hospital by ambulance, though their current condition is not yet known.
Due to the severity of the accident, the road was blocked at the intersection for a period of time. Police worked to clear the scene so traffic could resume as normal.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the party injured in this collision with hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Life-changing car accidents in Georgia take place in the blink of an eye, forever upending the lives of those involved. There are many instances where a car accident leads to severe damages and injuries to those involved in Georgia every year. In fact, hundreds of thousands of people are hospitalized as a result of car accidents throughout the state each year. Though a car accident is capable of happening anywhere, one of the most common places for harm is at intersections. If you have sustained immense harm in an intersection collision, it is important that you speak with an attorney who has handled these types of cases in the past.
Dealing with the aftermath of a car accident can pose a challenge, which is why you should speak with an Athens car accident attorney soon after your collision. You have every right to bring a claim against an at-fault party or parties who have caused you harm. However, you will need to prove several elements that allegedly took place at the time of your accident. These include the following:
- A driver owed you a duty of care on our roads
- That driver breached the duty of care
- The breach of duty led to your accident
- Your accident led to injuries and damages
It is imperative that you seek the immediate assistance of an Athens personal injury attorney soon after your accident so that you can get started on your case.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here for you after your life has been turned upside-down due to a car accident. We strive to provide you with the best resources and representation that you need during one of the most difficult times in your life. We are here to help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Athens at (888) 688-1924 to find out what we can do to 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.
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