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March 20, 2022

Cornelia, GA – Three Injured in Car Crash at US-441 & Cannon Bridge Rd Intersection

Cornelia, GA (March 20, 2022) – Three people sustained injuries in a car crash that took place at an intersection in Cornelia on Friday afternoon, March 18. 

According to Cornelia Police, the accident happened at noon at the intersection of US-441 and Cannon Bridge Road. Police confirmed that 69-year-old Jose Zendeja was driving southbound on US-441 in her Mercury Marquis. He started to make a left turn into the Habersham Hills Shopping Center when his vehicle was struck by a Chevy Sonic driven by 51-year-old Ieda Vincint. Both vehicles had passengers inside them, identified as 61-year-old Henry Vincint and 71-year-old Flavia Zendeja. 

Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. Several victims were trapped in their vehicles and had to be extricated by fire crews. Three people sustained injuries in the collision and were hospitalized. The parties are all expected to recover.

Due to the severity of the collision, a large portion of the intersection was blocked for some time. 

No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues. 

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

Car Accidents in Georgia

Every year, hundreds of thousands of victims sustain injuries as a result of car accidents in the state of Georgia. In just 2020 alone, in fact, the Georgia Department of Transportation confirmed that over125,000 people were seriously injured in these accidents. Though car accidents can happen anywhere, intersections are known for being some of the most common places. In just one recent year’s time in the U.S., over 50% of injury and fatality accidents happened at intersections. If you have been hurt in a car accident at an intersection, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney who can help you every step of the way. 

Facing injuries in a car crash can affect your life in many ways, which is why you should speak with a Cornelia car accident attorney immediately. There are many different types of injuries that stem from a car accident, including the following: 

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • TBIs
  • Fractures
  • Organ damage

These injuries are sometimes so severe that they land victims in the hospital or cause them to miss out on time at work. If you have been hurt in a car accident, you should speak with a Cornelia personal injury lawyer that you can trust. 

Cornelia Car Accident Attorneys

Our compassionate attorneys at Monge & Associates are here to help you after you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault. We believe that you have every right to hold a party responsible for the harm that they have caused you in an accident. Our attorneys have years of experience handling Georgia car accident cases and will stand by your side when you need it the most. We will help you work toward the financial compensation you deserve. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Cornelia at (678) 832-0585 for more information on how we can assist you. 

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.