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September 14, 2022

Athens, GA – One Injured in Car Crash at Lumpkin St & Baldwin St Intersection

Athens, GA (September 14, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a car accident that took place at an intersection in Athens on Monday afternoon, September 12. 

According to the University of Georgia Police Department, the accident happened at the intersection of Lumpkin Street and Baldwin Street on the college campus. Two vehicles were traveling in the area around 4 p.m. when they allegedly entered the intersection at the same time, causing them to collide with each other. The two vehicles sustained severe damage 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 involved drivers, who has not yet been identified, sustained pain to the shoulder and neck as a result of the crash. They were rushed to the hospital for treatment, though their current condition is not yet known. 

The roadway was blocked at the intersection for several hours. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible. 

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

Our thoughts go out to the parties who have been hurt in this accident. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Nobody ever expects that they will become involved in a car accident. However, this is the unfortunate reality that many victims face every year in the state of Georgia. Hundreds of thousands of car accidents take place every year in Georgia but one of the most common places for harm is at intersections. Every year, millions of people are involved in intersection-related accidents in the U.S. In just one recent year, in fact, over 2.5 million intersection accidents took place due to careless acts. If you have been hurt in a car accident and wonder where you can turn, you should speak with an attorney as soon as possible. 

Facing the aftermath of a car accident is never an easy thing to face entirely on your own. Car accidents have become more common than people think. If you have been hurt in a car accident, it is vital that you speak with an Athens car accident attorney who has your best interests in mind. There are many serious injuries that stem from car accidents, including the following: 

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
  • Organ damage
  • Fractures

If you have been hurt in a car accident caused by another party, you should speak with a skilled Athens personal injury lawyer who has your best interests in mind. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to help you get back on your feet after a car accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after a collision on both emotional and financial levels. On top of this, you may be focused on healing from your injuries and should not have to worry about the many bills that keep piling up. Speaking with an attorney can help you in these desperate times. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Athens at (888) 688-1924 for more information on 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.