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August 8, 2022

Clarkston, GA – Van Accident with Injuries in WB Lanes of GA-78

Clarkston, GA (August 8, 2022) – Injuries stemmed from a van-related accident that happened on a major highway in Clarkston on Monday morning, August 8. 

According to Clarkston officials, the accident happened around 8:46 a.m. in the westbound lanes of GA-78 around the area of Brockett Road. A work van was traveling in the area when it became involved in a collision with one or more passenger vehicles. The vehicles were badly damaged and had to pull off onto the shoulder of the road. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those with injuries. One or more victims sustained harm as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their identities and conditions are not yet known. 

The right lane of traffic was blocked in the area for some time, which led to extensive delays. Police quickly worked to clear the scene. 

No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues. 

Our thoughts go out to the parties who have sustained injuries as a result of this accident.

Car Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents have become a leading cause of hospitalizations throughout the state of Georgia over recent years. These accidents land hundreds of thousands of individuals in the hospital every year. In just 2020 alone, it was reported that over 125,000 people were seriously injured in Georgia car accidents due to the reckless acts of others. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye on our major roads due to the following reasons: 

  • Driver distractions, such as texting and driving
  • Speeding
  • Fatigued driving
  • Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol

If you have been hurt in a serious car accident, speaking with an attorney is in your best interests at this time. 

Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a car accident on their own. If you have been seriously injured in one of these accidents, you should have the dedicated help of a Clarkston car accident lawyer on your side. An attorney will be able to assist you when it comes to many aspects of your claim, from gathering evidence to meeting deadlines that are required of you. If your life has been turned upside-down due to a car accident, you should speak with a Clarkston personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. 

At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here for you after you have been hurt in a serious car accident that is not your fault. We believe that you have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you in an accident. Our attorneys will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of financial damages at this time. You should not have to stand alone after a serious car accident. We are here for you and your family every step of the way during this complex process. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Clarkston 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. 

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.