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April 19, 2022

Chickamauga, GA – DUI Crash with Injuries at GA-27 & Osburn Rd Intersection

Chickamauga, GA (April 19, 2022) – Around 8 p.m. on Sunday night, April 17, injuries were reported in a DUI accident that took place in Chickamauga. 

According to Georgia State Patrol, the accident happened at the intersection of GA-27 and Osburn Road. Two vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided with each other after entering the intersection. The vehicles, identified as a pickup truck and a van, were badly damaged as a result of the crash. 

Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were seriously injured as a result of the accident. The injured parties were rushed to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known. 

Police quickly determined that one of the drivers was driving intoxicated at the time of the crash. They have since been arrested on charges of DUI, open container violation, and more. 

The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time as police worked to clear the scene. 

No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents have quickly become a leading cause of hospitalizations throughout the state of Georgia over recent years. Car accidents take on many forms but drunk driving accidents are known for being some of the most severe. Many drunk drivers lose control of their vehicles quickly or even drive at unsafe speeds. Between the years 2003 and 2012, it was determined that approximately 3,699 people were killed in fatal car accidents due to the reckless acts of others. If you have sustained injuries as a result of a collision, you should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind. 

The aftermath of a DUI accident can be a difficult thing to face on your own. If you have been injured in a collision, you should speak with a dedicated Chickamauga car accident attorney who has your best interests in mind. An attorney will be able to help you gather evidence that can prove, without a doubt, that another driver acted in a negligent fashion when they caused your accident. Even when a driver was drinking and driving, this is not always easy to prove. This is why you should speak with a Chickamauga personal injury lawyer who has your best interests in mind. 

Chickamauga Car Accident Attorneys

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here to help you get back on your feet after a Georgia car accident. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a car accident entirely on your own. Our attorneys are well-versed in accident laws and will stand by your side when you need it the most. We will help you obtain compensation for some of the following aspects: 

  • Medical bills
  • Lost income
  • Pain and suffering
  • Therapy costs

If you have been injured in a car accident that is not your fault, you should never have to stand alone. Please contact a car accident attorney in Chickamauga at (888) 688-1924 for more information on your available options at this time. 

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.