Athens, GA – One Injured in Car Accident on River Rd
Last updated Friday, February 17th, 2023
Athens, GA (February 16, 2023) – A driver was harmed in a car accident that took place on a roadway in Athens on the evening of Wednesday, February 15.
According to the University of Georgia Police Department, the accident happened at 6:50 p.m. on River Road, close to the area of College Station Road. Police claim that two vehicles were traveling in the area when they became involved in a collision due to reasons that are still under investigation. The vehicles were extensively damaged in the collision, and tow trucks were called to the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other Athens responders were dispatched to the scene. One of the involved drivers, who has not yet been formally identified, sustained pains from injuries caused by the accident. They were treated on scene, but it is not known if they were hospitalized afterward.
Due to the severity of the accident, a portion of the roadway was blocked for some time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.
The investigation into the collision remains ongoing. Police will update with new information as it becomes available.
At this time, we would like to offer our warmest sympathies to the victim of this accident. We hope that they will receive a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Each year, the number of car accidents that occur on our roads in Georgia tends to increase. Hundreds of thousands of accidents actually occur within the state every year. In 2020 alone, over 331,000 car accidents took place throughout Georgia. Out of these accidents, over 125,000 individuals sustained injuries. Though many car accidents are preventable, they still happen due to reckless acts like distracted driving and driving under the influence. If you have been seriously injured in a life-altering collision, you should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Following a car accident, you may wonder where you are supposed to turn. You may have a wide array of questions that you can only answer with the help of an Athens car accident lawyer. These questions include some of the following:
- What evidence is necessary to prove that another party or several parties are at fault for your claim?
- What deadlines do you need to abide by when it comes to moving forward with a successful claim against another party?
- Will your claim be settled, or will it go all the way to trial?
With the help of an Athens personal injury attorney, you can answer these questions and so many others.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we have diligently assisted those injured in Georgia car accidents over the years. We want to do everything that we can to provide you with the resources that are necessary to help you move forward with a claim. Your ability to recover both physically and financially after a car accident is important to us. We are here for you when you need us the most. Please 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.
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