Athens, GA (March 14, 2023) – Two drivers sustained injuries in a car accident that took place at an Athens intersection on the morning of Monday, March 13.
According to the University of Georgia Police Department, the accident happened at 9:41 a.m. at the intersection of College Station Road and River Road. Police confirmed that two vehicles were traveling in the area when they entered the intersection at the same time, causing them to collide with one another. The involved vehicles were extensively damaged in the accident.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene. The drivers involved in the accident both sustained injuries in the collision. They were both hospitalized by ambulance, though their current conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in several lanes of traffic at the intersection for some time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
No further details have been released at this time. Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident.
We offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the parties who have been hurt in this accident. We hope that they will receive a full recovery from their injuries.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Every year, millions of car accidents happen throughout the U.S. due to the negligence of others. Out of these accidents, hundreds of thousands of people land in the hospital in Georgia. In 2020 alone, over 331,000 car accidents occurred within the state. Out of these accidents, it was reported that over 125,000 people were hurt as a result. Though a car accident can happen virtually anywhere, intersections are known for being some of the most common places for collisions. If you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault, you should speak with an attorney as soon as possible.
The aftermath of a car accident can be a challenging thing to face on your own. You may wonder where you can turn, which is why it is crucial that you speak with a car accident lawyer. An attorney will be able to help you with some of the following aspects:
- Helping you to gather the evidence you need to support your claim
- Helping you to comply with deadlines in your case
- Answering any legal questions that you may have
Being hurt in a car accident will leave you with many questions that you cannot answer on your own. This is why you should speak with a dedicated and compassionate Athens personal injury lawyer who has your best interests in mind.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, our experienced attorneys are here to help you get back on your feet after a car accident that is not your fault. We will stand by your side as you navigate the legal system in Georgia for the first time, as we understand how difficult these times can be. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney 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.
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