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August 26, 2022

Cartersville, GA – Three-Vehicle Crash Involving Motorcyclist at GA-3 & GA-20

Cartersville, GA (August 26, 2022) – On Friday, August 26, a car chase led to an accident that took place in Cartersville at a local intersection. 

According to Cartersville Police, the accident happened in the morning hours at the intersection of GA-3 and GA-20. Authorities were attempting to pull over a Honda Accord that was speeding but the driver would not stop and a pursuit started. The driver headed toward a local overpass, which is when police used a PIT maneuver to try and stop the driver. The driver continued onward and a second PIT was initiated. The driver continued onward a second time and ran through a red light at the intersection where their Honda was T-boned by a motorcyclist who was unable to stop ion time. A total of three vehicles were involved in the collision in total before the vehicle came to a stop. 

Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. It is believed that one or more parties sustained injuries in the accident. The injured parties were treated, though their conditions are not known at this time. 

The driver who initiated the chase was arrested on several charges. These include driving under the influence of drugs, disregarding a traffic control device, attempting to elude a police officer, and more. 

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time. 

Our thoughts go out to the parties who have been hurt in this accident. We hope for their speedy recovery at this time. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Georgia can certainly be a dangerous place for motorists, especially at intersections where car accidents are incredibly common. Hundreds of thousands of victims sustain injuries every year in Georgia when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. In one recent year, approximately 50% of injury and fatality accidents took place at intersections. If you have been seriously injured in a car accident, you may be feeling alone and confused – which is entirely normal. It is crucial that you speak with an attorney that you can trust during these difficult times. 

You may be feeling and alone following a car accident. This is why it is crucial that you speak with a knowledgeable Cartersville car accident attorney as soon as possible after a collision. Many severe injuries stem from car accidents in Georgia every year, which include the following: 

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
  • Internal organ damage
  • Broken bones
  • Paralysis

These injuries can be incredibly life-altering, affecting your life each day. This is why you should speak with a Cartersville personal injury attorney that you can trust. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we will stand by your side after a serious car accident that is not your fault. You may find that it is difficult to return to the life you once enjoyed before the crash. You should never have to worry about how you will get back on your feet after an accident that was caused by another party. Our attorneys are here to help you. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Cartersville at (888) 688-1924 to find out what we can do for 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. 

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.