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September 6, 2022

Athens, GA – One Injured in Car Crash at River Rd & E Campus Rd 

Athens, GA (September 6, 2022) – One person was hurt in a serious car accident that took place at an intersection in Athens on Friday evening, September 2. 

The University of Georgia Police Department confirmed that the accident happened around 5 p.m. at the intersection of River Road and East Campus Road. Two vehicles were traveling in the area when they allegedly entered the intersection at the same time. The involved vehicles collided with one another, leading to extensive damages. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other Athens responders were called to the scene to help those with injuries. One of the involved drivers, who has not yet been identified, was hurt in the accident. The injured victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment, though their current condition is not yet known. 

The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for a period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible. 

No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues. 

We offer our warmest thoughts to the parties who have been hurt in this accident. We hope that they will receive a speedy recovery. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Intersections continue to be some of the most dangerous places on our roads throughout the state of Georgia every year. Thousands of victims are involved in these accidents every single year. In just one recent year, over 50% of injury and fatality accidents took place at intersections. These accidents happen within seconds due to many reasons, such as the following: 

  • Distracted driving
  • Drunk or drugged driving
  • Traveling at high speeds
  • Fatigued driving

Facing the aftermath of a car accident can be a challenging thing to do. If you have been hurt in a collision, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust. 

By reaching out to a skilled Athens car accident attorney, you can ensure that your rights are being protected after a collision. Pursuing legal action can come with many complications, as these claims are known for being complex in nature. Proving that another party is at fault for your accident is not always easy, on top of not having an understanding of all Georgia accident laws. You should never have to worry about how you will work on your recovery after an accident. Speaking with an Athens personal injury lawyer can help you get back on your feet at this time. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to assist you after a car accident that is not your fault. We believe that you have every right to bring a claim against a party who has caused you immense harm in an accident. Our attorneys will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for an array of aspects. These include medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, therapy costs, and more. Please contact a car accident attorney in Athens at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options you have as you move forward with a claim. 

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.