Augusta, GA – Injuries Reported in Rollover Accident on I-20
Augusta, GA (August 13, 2022) – Injuries stemmed from a serious rollover accident that took place on an Augusta highway on Friday afternoon, August 12.
According to Augusta Police, the accident happened at 4:47 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of I-20 near mile marker 1. Due to the accident being so close to the state line, both Georgia State Patrol officials and South Carolina Highway Patrol officials responded. Several vehicles collided with each other due to unknown reasons, causing one of the vehicles to overturn. The involved vehicle was extensively damaged and left debris throughout several lanes of traffic.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more parties were seriously injured as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in several eastbound lanes of traffic for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident at this time.
We offer our warmest thoughts to the parties who have been hurt in this accident.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents have quickly become one of the leading causes of hospitalizations in Georgia over the years. Car accidents take on many different forms, leading to severe injuries and many hospitalizations. One of the most severe types of accidents are rollovers. In just one recent year, over 2% of car accidents were deemed rollovers, with a large percentage of these accidents leading to catastrophic harm. If you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault, you may wonder where you can turn. You should speak with an attorney that you can rely on in your time of need.
Facing the aftermath of a car accident can be a challenging thing to do. You may be left with questions that only an Augusta car accident attorney can answer. These include some of the following questions:
- What evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident?
- What deadlines will you need to meet when it comes to moving forward with a claim?
- Will your case be settled or will it make it all the way to trial?
With the help of an Augusta personal injury lawyer on your side, you can answer these questions and so many others.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we understand how difficult it can be to move forward after a car accident. We understand how difficult it can be to face a car accident on your own. Our attorneys will assist you as you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. These include medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and so much more. You should never have to stand alone after you have been hurt in a car accident that was caused by another party. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Augusta at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can help you in your 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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