Canton, GA (December 18, 2022) – Authorities say that one person was killed, and ten others were taken to an area hospital after a multi-vehicle accident took place in Clayton County on Saturday morning.
The fatal crash happened near Tara Blvd at Old Dixie Road just before 10:00 a.m., according to reports from officers with the Clayton County Police Department.
Officials added that four vehicles were involved in the fatal crash.
Clayton County police confirmed later that one of the drivers ran a red light, ultimately causing the incident. The crash sent ten people to a local medical center, with some children apparently suffering from burns.
Authorities have not yet disclosed the victims’ names, though the accident remains under investigation.
Our deepest condolences go out to the loved ones of the deceased victim. Our thoughts go out to the parties injured in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents have been happening more often in Georgia in recent years. Hundreds of thousands of people are injured in car accidents every single year due to the negligence of others. In just 2020 alone, it was reported that approximately 331,000 car accidents took place in the entire state of Georgia. Out of these accidents, over 125,000 car accidents led to injuries. Being hurt in a car accident can be a scary experience you are unprepared to face alone. Because of this, speaking with a legal advocate can help you every step of the way.
Where do you turn after your life has been severely impacted by a car accident? For individuals who have been involved in a car accident, serious injuries sometimes result. A significant number of people sustain serious injuries in car accidents every year throughout Georgia, including the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Internal organ damage
These injuries are sometimes so severe that a victim will spend time in the hospital or away from work for a long time. Speaking with a Canton car accident attorney can protect your rights if you have been seriously injured in a collision.
Our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here to help you get back on your feet after a serious accident. Suffering from injuries can leave you in a difficult position on both physical and financial levels. You might be left with thousands of dollars in medical expenses that you cannot pay on your own. If you have been hurt in an accident, we will stand by your side every step of the way. As you navigate the legal system, we will help you along the way. Please get in touch with a car accident attorney in Atlanta at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options are available for you.
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