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June 11, 2022

Athens, GA – Two Injured in Car Crash at Oconee St & Hickory St 

Athens, GA (June 11, 2022) – Two people sustained injuries as a result of a car accident that took place at an intersection in Athens on Thursday afternoon, June 9. 

According to the University of Georgia Police Department, the accident happened around 1:14 p.m. at the intersection of Oconee Street and Hickory Street. Two vehicles were traveling in the area when they entered the intersection at the same time, causing them to collide with each other. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged and had to be towed from the scene. 

EMS crews, fire crews, and several other Athens responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. A driver and a passenger, who have not yet been identified, were treated at the scene and then hospitalized. Their identities and conditions are not yet known. 

The roadway was blocked at the intersection for a period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene. 

Athens Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident at this time. 

Our thoughts go out to the two parties injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery at this time. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Every hour of the day, over 70 car accidents take place in the state of Georgia due to the reckless acts of others. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people are hurt as a result of car accidents caused by others. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye in many different areas but intersections are known for being some of the most dangerous places for harm. In one recent year, over 2.5 million intersection accidents took place due to the reckless acts of others. A car accident can cause physical and emotional upset in your life. As an injured party, you should have the help of a legal advocate on your side after an accident. 

A car accident might be one of the most stressful things that you have ever endured. You may be feeling anxious and alone after an accident, which is why you should speak with an Athens car accident lawyer that you can trust. Many serious injuries result from car accidents, including the following: 

  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Neck and back injuries
  • Organ damage
  • Broken bones

If you have sustained any of these injuries in a car accident, you should speak with a skilled Athens personal injury lawyer who has your best interests in mind. 

At Monge & Associates, our attorneys are here for you after you have been hurt in a Georgia collision. We will help you understand the facts of your claim and provide you with the resources that you need to move forward. Having an attorney on your side can greatly reduce any stress that you may be feeling associated with your case. We will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. You should never have to stand alone after a car accident. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Athens at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options you have during this difficult time in your life. 

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.