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August 26, 2022

Athens, GA – Driver Injured in Car Crash at Carlton St & River Rd 

Athens, GA (August 26, 2022) – One person was injured in a serious car accident that took place at an intersection on Thursday afternoon, August 25, in Athens. 

The University of Georgia Police Department confirmed that the accident happened around 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of Carlton Street and River Road. Two vehicles were traveling in the area when they allegedly entered the intersection at the same time, colliding with one another. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the crash. 

Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. The driver of one of the vehicles, who has not yet been identified, was injured in the crash. They received abrasions and other minor injuries but are expected to be okay. 

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

Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision. They will update with any new information as it is available. 

We offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the party who sustained injuries in the accident. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents are a leading cause of hospitalizations in the state of Georgia every year. Hundreds of thousands of people are hurt in car accidents each year within the state. In just 2020 alone, in fact, over 331,000 car accidents happened in Georgia, with over 125,000 of them leading to serious injuries. Nobody ever expects that they will become hurt in a car accident until it is too late and it has happened to them. If you have sustained harm in a car accident that was caused by another party, you should have the help of a skilled attorney on your side. 

You may wonder where you can turn after you have been hurt in a collision caused by another party. If you have been seriously injured in a collision, speaking with an Athens car accident attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected. The law can be entirely complex, which means that you should never face a car accident claim on your own. An attorney will be able to help you with several aspects of your claim, including the following: 

  • Helping you to meet deadlines in your case
  • Gathering necessary evidence to prove that another party is liable for your accident
  • Working with the insurance company

If you have been hurt in a collision and believe that another party is at fault, you should speak with an Athens personal injury lawyer immediately. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to assist you after a serious Georgia car accident. If you know that another party is liable for your accident, you can move forward with a claim knowing that your rights will be protected. We will assist you as you work toward the results that you deserve. Please contact a car accident attorney in Athens at (888) 688-1924 for more information on how we can assist 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.