Canton, GA (February 13, 2023) – Before 7:30 a.m. on the morning of Monday, February 13, a multi-vehicle crash took place on a highway in Canton.
According to Cherokee County officials, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of I-575 around the area of Sixes Road. Police confirmed that several vehicles became involved in a chain-reaction collision due to reasons that are not yet known. The involved vehicles were left with extensive damage.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other Canton responders were immediately called to the scene to help those in need. It is believed that two or more parties sustained injuries in the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was completely blocked in the area for some time. Police urged those in the area to use Highway 5 as an alternate route.
No further details have been released at this time. The investigation into the collision remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our warmest sympathies to the parties who have been hurt in this collision. We hope that they receive a speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents frequently happen throughout the state of Georgia, making them one of the leading causes of hospitalizations. Out of the almost 6 million car accidents that take place in the U.S. each year, it is estimated that over 331,000 car crashes happen in Georgia. Out of these accidents, it is estimated that over 125,000 people were seriously injured. Nobody quite understands how catastrophic a car accident can be until it actually happens to them. Your life could be turned upside-down in the blink of an eye, which is why you should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Your life can change significantly from the moment that you are involved in a Georgia car accident. There are so many things changing in your life after a collision, such as damages to your vehicle that you never expected and serious injuries. On top of this, there are so many bills that you will likely need to take care of entirely on your own. As you focus on your physical recovery from an accident, it is important that you speak with a dedicated Canton car accident attorney who has handled these claims in the past.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we have diligently assisted those injured in Georgia car accidents over the years. You need a trusted attorney on your side who will do everything in their power to protect your rights, providing you with the resources that you need to be successful in your claim. Our attorneys will help you get back on your feet and work toward compensation for some of the following financial damages:
- Medical bills
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
We will do anything we can to protect your legal rights during one of the most difficult times in your life. Please contact a car accident attorney in Canton 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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