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May 19, 2022

Cornelia, GA – Police Officer Involved in Rear-End Collision on GA-105

Cornelia, GA (May 19, 2022) – A police officer was cited after they were involved in a rear-end accident that took place on a major roadway in Cornelia on Tuesday, May 17. 

According to Cornelia Police, the accident happened on GA-105 around the area of Sweetbriar Drive. Police confirmed that an officer was working on the night shift when he received a text on his phone. He looked down to see who was texting him, which was when his cruiser slammed into the back of a Toyota 4 Runner. The 4 Runner was stopped as the driver waited for another vehicle in front of it to turn. 

Paramedics, fire crews, and other local responders were called to the scene to assist. A 17-year-old male high school student and his teen girlfriend were in the 4 Runner. The teens both sustained injuries in the accident but are expected to fully recover. However, both vehicles were severely damaged as a result. 

The officer was given a traffic ticket for violating the law through his actions. 

The roadway was blocked in several lanes for a period of time following the collision. Police quickly worked to clear the scene. 

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

Our thoughts are with the injured parties with hopes of a full recovery. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

The aftermath of a car accident is a reality that far too many people face in Georgia every year. In fact, in just one recent year’s time in Georgia, over 331,000 car accidents took place, with approximately 125,000 of them leading to serious injuries. These accidents take on many forms but rear-end accidents are some of the most common and severe. If you have been hurt in a car accident and can prove that another party is at fault for your collision, you can successfully move forward with a claim. Speaking with a dedicated attorney is crucial during these complex times. 

If you have been hurt in a collision and wonder where you can turn, one of the first things that you should do is speak with a Cornelia car accident lawyer that you can rely on. An attorney will be able to help you through every step of this difficult process and lessen the stress that you may be feeling. This is especially necessary if you have sustained serious injuries in your accident, including any of the following: 

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Organ damage
  • Broken bones

If you have been seriously injured in a collision, you should seek the immediate help of a Cornelia personal injury attorney. 

At Monge & Associates, our attorneys are here to help you get back on your feet after a car accident that was caused by another party. We understand how overwhelming a car accident can be and offer our help and resources every step of the way. We know how the insurance companies operate and how very little they may offer you in compensation. You should be able to fully recover from your damages at this time. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Cornelia at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can help you 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.