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November 10, 2022

Athens, GA – One Hurt in Car Crash at E Campus Rd & Carlton St 

Athens, GA (November 10, 2022) – One person was hurt in a serious car accident that took place at an intersection in Athens on the morning of Wednesday, November 9. 

According to the University of Georgia Police Department, the accident happened around 8:18 a.m. at the intersection of East Campus Road and Carlton Street. Police confirmed that two vehicles entered the intersection at the same time, which caused them to collide with one another. The involved vehicles were extensively damaged as a result of the collision. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other Athens responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One of the involved drivers, who has not yet been identified, sustained injuries as a result of the accident. Their current condition is not yet known. 

Due to the severity of the collision, a large portion of the road was blocked at the intersection for some time. 

No further details have been released at this time. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision remains ongoing. 

Our thoughts are with the parties who have been hurt in this accident. We hope that they will receive a speedy recovery from their injuries. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents happen every hour of the day throughout the state of Georgia. In one hour’s time, it is estimated that 70 car accidents take place in Georgia due to the reckless acts of others. The truth is, most of these accidents are preventable but continue to occur due to negligent acts. Though a car accident can happen anywhere, intersections are known for being some of the most common places for harm. In one recent year’s time in the U.S., over 50% of injury and fatality accidents occurred at intersections. If you have been hurt in a car accident, you should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind. 

Moving forward after a Georgia car accident can be a challenging time in your life. Because of this, you should have the assistance of an Athens car accident lawyer on your side who can assist you after an accident. An attorney will be able to help you when it comes to many aspects of your claim. They can help you prove that some of the following aspects were present in your claim: 

  • A driver owed you a duty of care on our roads
  • The driver breached the duty of care
  • The breach in duty led to your collision
  • Your accident led to damages and injuries

If you have sustained immense harm in a collision, an Athens personal injury lawyer can help you get back on your feet. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we will stand by your side after you have sustained harm in a collision 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 an accident. You should only have to focus on your recovery after a car accident. We are here for you every step of the way. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Athens at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options are available for you at this time. 

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.