Cornelia, GA (March 13, 2023) – Around 12:15 p.m. on Friday afternoon, March 10, a rollover accident with injuries occurred on a major roadway in Cornelia.
According to Habersham County officials, the accident happened on GA-365 just before the 441 Bypass exit. Police confirmed that a 39-year-old man was driving south in his Ford F-150 when he suddenly lost control of the vehicle due to unknown reasons. The vehicle went off the side of the road, striking a culvert and overturning. The vehicle was badly damaged as a result of the collision.
Several responders, including Cornelia paramedics and fire crews, were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The driver and his 42-year-old female passenger both sustained minor injuries in the accident. They were treated after being seen by EMS crews.
The right southbound lane of traffic was blocked on the highway for some time until police were able to clear the scene.
No further details have been released, but police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident at this time.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the two injured victims with hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Georgia
Car accidents happen every hour of the day throughout the state of Georgia. In one hour’s time, in fact, it is estimated that approximately 70 car crashes occur in Georgia due to the careless acts of others. Though you never expect to become involved in a car accident, this is a reality that you may face due to reckless acts. Car accidents take place on our major roads due to a wide array of reasons, such as the following:
- Distracted driving, such as texting and driving
- Fatigued driving
- Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
If you have sustained harm in a car accident that is not your fault, you should speak with an attorney as soon as possible.
The aftermath of a car accident can be a devastating thing to experience, especially if you have sustained severe injuries. Many individuals are left wondering where they can turn and have many questions that they cannot answer on their own. For instance, what types of evidence do you need to prove that another party is to blame for your accident? What deadlines do you need to meet in your accident if you want to bring a successful claim? Will your case be settled, or will it go all the way to trial? These are questions that you can answer with the help of a skilled Atlanta, GA car accident lawyer.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here to protect you after your life has been turned upside-down due to a car accident. We have years of legal experience and will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the legal system in Georgia. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. Please contact a car accident attorney at (888) 688-1924 for more information on how we can assist you.
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