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October 25, 2022

Cornelia, GA – Two Injured in Serious Rollover Collision on GA-365

Cornelia, GA (October 24, 2022) – Two people were seriously injured in a rollover crash that took place on a major roadway in Cornelia on Saturday night, October 22. 

According to Georgia State Patrol officials, the accident happened at an unknown time on GA-365 around the area of GA-385. Police confirmed that 74-year-old Freddie Looney was traveling in a pickup truck in the area when he suddenly entered a sharp curve in the road. He lost control of his vehicle, causing it to leave the roadway and overturn. The vehicle sustained severe damage as a result of the crash. 

Several local responders, including Cornelia paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. Looney, as well as his 62-year-old passenger Alan Autry, were both injured in the accident. They were rushed to Northeast Georgua Medical Center for treatment of their injuries. 

The roadway was blocked in several lanes of traffic until police were able to clear the scene. Looney received a warning for failing to maintain his lane. 

The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues. 

Our thoughts go out to the parties who have been hurt as a result of this accident. We hope that they will receive a full recovery. 

Car Accidents in Georgia

Car accidents have become a leading cause of hospitalizations throughout the state of Georgia over recent years. Though car accidents take on many forms, some are more catastrophic than others. Rollovers are some of these severe accidents. In just one recent year’s time in Georgia, over 2% of car accidents were deemed rollovers. These accidents occur in the blink of an eye when drivers are not focused on the roads around them and engage in reckless acts. If you have been hurt in a car accident, you may wonder where you can turn. Speaking with an attorney is in your best interests during these difficult times. 

Facing the aftermath of a car accident can be a challenging time in your life. You may be left with a wide array of questions that only a Cornelia car accident lawyer can answer. These include the following: 

  • What evidence is necessary when it comes to proving that another party is at fault for your accident? 
  • What deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to moving forward with a successful claim?
  • Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? 

These are questions that you can answer when you speak with a skilled Cornelia personal injury lawyer. 

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys will stand by your side after a car accident that was caused by another party. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the event of a collision. Having an attorney on your side can help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. Please contact a car accident attorney in Cornelia at (888) 688-1924 for more information on your available options. 

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.