Augusta, GA (November 21, 2022) – Around 5 p.m. on the evening of Friday, November 18, a car accident with injuries occurred on a highway in Augusta.
According to Augusta Police, the accident happened on Mike Padgett Highway. Police arrived at the scene in the evening hours to find that two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided with each other due to reasons that are not fully known. The involved vehicles were badly damaged and had to be towed from the scene.
Several responders, including Augusta fire crews and paramedics, were called to the scene to help those in need. Both drivers, who have not yet been identified, were injured as a result of the accident. The drivers were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their current conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in several lanes for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible so traffic could return to normal.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.
Our thoughts go out to the parties who have been hurt as a result of this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Every year, the number of car accidents that happen on our roads in Georgia increases. Hundreds of thousands of people are hurt in Georgia car accidents each year. In just one recent year’s time in Georgia, it is estimated that approximately 125,000 people were seriously injured in car accidents caused by negligent parties. There may be a lot of things on your mind after an accident that was caused by another party, especially the painful injuries and the thoughts of expenses that could pile up against you. Luckily, with the help of an attorney on your side, you can move forward knowing that your rights are being protected after an accident.
It is crucial that you understand your legal options after a car accident in Georgia. After you have sought medical attention for your injuries, you should speak with an Atlanta car accident attorney that you can trust. An attorney will be able to help you with some of the following aspects:
- Gathering evidence that is crucial in your case
- Helping you to abide by deadlines in your claim
- Answering any legal questions that you have
You have options and should speak with an Augusta personal injury lawyer immediately following a collision.
Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here to assist you after a life-altering car accident. Our attorneys have years of experience handling these claims and will supply you with the resources and guidance that you need to get back on your feet after a collision. You may discover that you are eligible for a wide array of financial damages at this time such as medical expenses, lost wages, therapy costs, and more. We are here for you every step of the way if you are struggling after an accident. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Augusta at (888) 688-1924 to find out what we can do for you in your dire time of need.
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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